Damien Tussac

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Damien Tussac
Full name Damien Tussac
Date of birth (1988-01-02) 2 January 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Avignon, France
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 128 kg (20 st 2 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2004–2006
2006–2007
2007–2008
2008-2012
2012-2014
2014-
La Valette-du-Var
Toulouse
SC Albi
Toulon
Leeds Carnegie
US Montauban



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National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009- Germany 8 (5)

Damien Tussac (born 2 January 1988)[1] is a German international rugby union player, playing for Castres Olympique in the Top 14 and the German national rugby union team. He is a French citizen but qualifies to play for Germany because of a German grandmother.

Tussac made his debut for Germany against Georgia on 7 February 2009.[1][2]

He played junior rugby for La Valette-du-Var, Stade Toulousain and SC Albi before joining RC Toulonnais in 2008.[3] In the 2009–10 season, he has made appearances for the club in league and European Challenge Cup matches,[4][5] but is still part of the clubs under-21 team.[6]

He signed a contract with Toulon in effect to December 2009.[7]

Tussac made his debuet for the senior team of RC Toulonnais in 2010–11 in a 43–12 win on 23 April 2011 against USA Perpignan. He also appeared once in the Heineken Cup, against the same team and in the same month, but then in an away defeat.[8]

For the 2012–13 season he joint Leeds Carnegie, playing in the RFU Championship.[9]

Stats[edit]

Damien Tussac's personal statistics in club and international rugby:[10]

Club[edit]

Year Club Division Games Tries Con Pen DG Place
2008–09 RC Toulonnais Espoirs 9 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Top 14 0 0 0 0 0 2nd
2010–11 1 0 0 0 0 8th
2011–12 3 0 0 0 0 3rd
2012–13 Leeds Carnegie RFU Championship
  • As of 23 July 2012

National team[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points Place
2008–2010 Germany European Nations Cup First Division 4 0 6th – Relegated
2010–2012 Germany European Nations Cup Division 1B 7 0 4th
2012–2014 Germany European Nations Cup Division 1B 1 0 ongoing
  • As of 28 April 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Damien Tussac profile at scrum.com accessed: 6 March 2010
  2. ^ 6NB: crucial competition gets going rugbyrugby.com, accessed: 6 March 2010
  3. ^ Parcours de Damien TUSSAC (in French) RC Toulon website, accessed: 6 March 2010
  4. ^ Tussac Damien itsrugby.co.uk, accessed: 6 March 2010
  5. ^ DAMIEN TUSSAC (in French) lequipe.fr, accessed: 6 March 2010
  6. ^ RC Toulon under-21 squad (in French) RC Toulon website, accessed: 6 March 2010
  7. ^ Les jeunes toulonnais prolongent leur contrat ! (in French) RC Toulon website, published: 14 December 2010, accessed: 15 December 2010
  8. ^ Damien Tussac (in French) at itsrugby.fr, accessed: 26 August 2011
  9. ^ Damien Tussac Leeds Carnegie website, accessed: 23 July 2012
  10. ^ Damien Tussac profile at totalrugby.de (in German) accessed: 6 March 2010

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