Marius Tincu

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Marius Tincu
Full name Vasilica Marius Tincu
Date of birth (1978-04-07)7 April 1978
Place of birth Vanatori, Romania
Height 184 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 120 kg (18 st 13 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Hooker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2002-2012 Romania Romania 53 (70)
Correct as of 7 December 2011

Marius Tincu (born Vânători, Iași, 7 April 1978)[1] is a former Romanian rugby union footballer. He played as a hooker. Since 2007, he has held dual French-Romanian citizenship.

He was first noticed in Romania, but soon moved to France, where he already played for Rouen, La Teste, Section Paloise (until 2005). He currently plays for USA Perpignan, since the 2005-06 Top 14.

Tincu played his first game for Romania on 3 February 2002 against Portugal.

He played in four games at the 2007 Rugby World Cup, scoring three tries, in the games against Italy, Portugal and the New Zealand. He also competed at the 2011 Rugby World Cup.