Paulo Murinello

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Paulo Murinello
Date of birth (1981-12-28) December 28, 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth Mozambique
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb; 13.1 st)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1993-2007  Portugal 54 (10)

Paulo Murinello (born Mozambique, 4 May 1974) is a former Portuguese rugby union player and a current coach. He played as a flanker. He last played for Cascais. He's also a student of Sport Gestion at the Faculdade de Motricidade Humana, in Lisbon.

Murinello had 54 caps for Portugal, from 1993 to 2007, scoring 2 try, 10 points in aggregate. He scored the only Portuguese try in the 11-102 loss to Wales, in Lisbon, at 18 May 1994, for the 1995 Rugby World Cup qualifyings.[1] It was the first time Portugal ever played a then Five Nations Championship country. Murinello was in the squad for the 2007 Rugby World Cup finals, playing in all the four matches.


  1. ^ Report of Portugal-Wales Match

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