Jo Maso

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Jo Maso
Full name Joseph Maso
Date of birth (1944-12-27) 27 December 1944 (age 72)
Place of birth Toulouse, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 80 kg (12 st 8 lb)
Occupation(s) Manager of the French
rugby union team
Rugby league career
Position Stand-off
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team    
19??-19?? XIII Catalan
Correct as of 5 March 2007
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Centre
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team    
USA Perpignan
RC Toulonnais
RC Narbonne
USA Perpignan
Correct as of 5 March 2007
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
1966–1973 France 25 (15)
Correct as of 5 March 2007

Jo Maso (born 27 December 1944) is a former rugby union and rugby league footballer who played centre and fly-half for the France national rugby union team, gaining 25 caps. He was inducted into the International Rugby Hall of Fame in 2003. He is now the manager for the French national team.

Maso was born in Toulouse, France. Maso started his rugby career as a rugby league player for XIII Catalan, being the son of the French rugby league internationalist Jep Maso. However, he switched to union. He played club rugby for Narbonne, Toulonnais, and Perpignan. He debuted for France against Italy in Naples in 1966. He also toured Australia, New Zealand and South Africa with the national side, and played three times for the Barbarians.


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