Ivan Grésèque

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Ivan Grésèque
Personal information
Born France
Playing information
Position Halfback
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1978–85 France 16 4 0 0 12
Coaching information
Years Team Gms W D L W%
1995–97 France 14 1 3 10 7
Source: [1]

Ivan Grésèque is a French rugby league former player, coach and manager who represented his country. His son, Maxime, has also represented France at halfback.

Playing career[edit]

Grésèque made his international debut for France against Australia in the last match of the 1978 Kangaroo tour. He then played for his country in the 1980 European Championship. Grésèque went on to play sixteen times for his country at halfback, his last a 22–0 loss to New Zealand in 1985.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

In 1994 Grésèque was appointed the head coach of the France. He was in charge of the side at the 1995 World Cup. Grésèque's spell as head coach was not successful and he finished with a record of ten losses, three draws and only one win.[2]

Grésèque later became the national side's manager and he was part of the organisation at the 2000 World Cup.


  1. ^ a b Ivan Grésèque playing career rugbyleagueproject.org
  2. ^ Ivan Grésèque coaching career rugbyleagueproject.org