5 February 1985 |
Narbonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
|Height||183 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||100 kg (15 st 10 lb)|
|Source: Rugby League Project, Love Rugby League|
Rémi Casty (born 5 February 1985) is a French professional rugby league player. A France international Prop forward, he has played the majority of his professional career to date with Catalans Dragons in the Super League and had a spell with Sydney Roosters in 2014.
From being considered something of a fringe player during the Dragons first two seasons in the Super League, Casty matured and beceme an integral part of the French team, and regularly seen making hard yards from the interchange bench.
He was named in the France training squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup. He would then be named in the France squad for the World Cup. On 3 November 2011, the annual RLIF Awards dinner was held at the Tower of London where Casty would be named the French player of the year.
Casty enjoyed an excellent season in 2012 which culminated in him being named in the Super League Dream Team. He was a member of the France squad for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup, and appeared in all four of France's matches at the tournament.
Casty left Catalans to join Sydney Roosters in 2014, and made his debut for the club in the 2014 World Club Challenge. In Round 11 of the 2014 NRL season, Casty made his NRL debut for the Roosters against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs. He went on to make 11 further NRL appearances, scoring two tries before rejoining Catalans at the start of the 2015 season.
In October 2016, Casty captained France in their end of year test match against England in Avignon. Despite taking the lead, Casty couldn't lead his country to an upset result with France losing the match 6-40.
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- Casty, Rémi. "Rémi Casty to join Sydney Roosters". catalansdragons.com. Catalans Dragons. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
- "France dominated by Dragons". Sky Sports. 7 August 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-08.
- "France name official squad". RLWC2008. 24 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-03.
- "Slater scoops player award". Sky Sports. 3 November 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2011.
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