Marc Dal Maso
Marc Dal Maso (born Escalans, 14 February 1967) is a former French rugby union player and a current coach. He played as a hooker.
He played for Stade Montois, moving then to SU Agen. He then played for Colomiers (1998/99-1999/2000), Section Paloise (2000/01) and USA Perpignan (2000/01-2002/03). His best results were with the Challenge Yves du Manoir in 1992 for SU Agen, and finishing in 2nd place at the France Championship, in 1999/2000, for Colomiers after twisting his knee and missing three weeks. He also was runners-up to the European Challenge Cup in 1998 for SU Agen.
Dal Maso had 33 caps for France from 1988 to 2000, scoring 4 tries, 20 points in aggregate. He was called for the 1999 Rugby World Cup, playing in four games, including the final, where France was the surprise presence, even losing by 35-12 to Australia. He played 4 times at the Five Nations Championship, in 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000. He was a member of the winning team in 1997 and 1998, both times with a Grand Slam.
He became a coach, after ending his player career, leading USA Limoges from the Fédérale 1 to the Pro D2 in 2005/06. He resigned the following season, after his team relegation. He became forwards coach at the Stade Montois at the 2007/08 season.
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