Grzegorz Kacała

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Grzegorz Kacała
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Date of birth (1966-03-15) 15 March 1966 (age 53)
Place of birthGdańsk, Poland
Rugby league career
Position(s) Forward
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1996 Paris Saint-Germain ()
Rugby union career
Position(s) No. 8
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Lechia Gdańsk
Ogniwo Sopot
Olimpique Le Creusot
FC Grenoble

Grzegorz Kacała was a professional rugby player who played both rugby union and rugby league. He was born on 15 March 1966. In rugby union, his position was in the back row, usually Number 8. He is the only Polish player to have been on a Heineken Cup winning team, in 1997. He did so with CA Brive. He was named man of the match in the final against Leicester Tigers.[1] He currently coaches in Poland at Lechia Gdańsk (2009/2010).[2] He also played with Cardiff RFC. He started his professional career in the Polish League.

He was the first Polish player to play in the Rugby League Super League when he played for Paris Saint-Germain in the first season of Super League[3] where he played as a forward.

Currently Kacala is a member of Polish Rugby Union Board.[4]