Florică Murariu

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Date of birth March 28, 1955
Place of birth Romania
Date of death December 25, 1989(1989-12-25) (aged 34)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
  CSA Steaua București (rugby) ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1976-1989  Romania 69 (32)

Florică Murariu (28 March 1955 – 25 December 1989) was a Romanian rugby union player. He played as a flanker.

Career[edit]

He played for CSA Steaua București (rugby).

He won 69 caps for Romania, from 1976 to 1989, and scored 8 tries, 32 points on aggregate.[1] He made his international debut against France on 14 November 1976. He captained his country for the first time on 12 April 1986 against France. He was called for the 1987 Rugby World Cup, playing in two games and scoring 2 tries, 8 points on aggregate. His final international appearance came against England on 13 May 1989.

Murariu was an officer in the Romanian Army and was shot dead at a roadblock during the 1989 Revolution.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Florica Murariu International Statistics
  2. ^ 24 de ani fără uriaşii Radu Durbac şi Florică Murariu, Evz.ro, 20 December 2013 (Romanian)

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