Raphaël Lakafia

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Raphaël Lakafia
Birth nameRaphaël Lakafia
Date of birth (1988-10-28) 28 October 1988 (age 30)
Place of birthFrance
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight114 kg (17 st 13 lb; 251 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) No.8, Flanker
Current team Stade Français
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007–2009
2009–2014
2014–2017
2017–present
Grenoble
Biarritz
Stade Français
Toulon
26
86
68
17
(5)
(30)
(49)
(15)
Correct as of 17 February 2018
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008
2011
France U20
France
5
4
(15)
(0)
Correct as of 20 June 2016

Raphaël Lakafia (born 28 October 1988) is a French rugby union player. He currently plays for Toulon and plays at the Number 8 position. He is the younger brother of Pierre-Gilles Lakafia and son of former French javelin champion Jean-Paul Lakafia.

Lakafia played for France in the 2008 IRB Junior World Championship and scored three tries against Japan.[1] He played at the 2011 Rugby World Cup for France.[2] He played twice during the tournament against Japan and Tonga.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-13. Retrieved 2011-03-26.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Chabal left out of France squad". Skysports.com. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-11-07. Retrieved 2011-11-05.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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