Léon Jean Larribau

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Léon Jean Larribau
Full name Léon Jean Aimé Larribau
Date of birth (1889-02-03)3 February 1889
Place of birth Anglet, France
Date of death 31 December 1916(1916-12-31) (aged 27)
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Rugby union career
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1912-1914  France 3 0

Léon Jean Aimé Larribau (2 March 1889 - 31 December 1916) was a French rugby union player, killed in action during World War 1 near Verdun.

He's buried in Nécropole Nationale de Glorieux (tomb 2810)

Larribau was a 1,60m 72 kg scrum-half who played CA Périgueux until 1912, then for Biarritz Olympique and a French international. He was renowned for his long passes.

On November 19, 1954, the Aguilera stadium in Biarritz was renamed after him.

Highlights[edit]

  • 6 caps for France in 1912 (4 matches) and 1914 (2 matches)
  • 1 try (3 points)

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