Richard Astre

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Richard Astre
Date of birth (1948-08-28) 28 August 1948 (age 68)
Place of birth Toulouse, France
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Scrum-half
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
?-1967
1967-1978
TOEC
AS Béziers
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National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1971-1976 France 12 ()

Richard Astre (born August 28, 1948 in Toulouse, France) is a retired French international rugby union player.

Astre played as a Scrum-half for AS Béziers which he won six Top 14. In 1971 he was the youngest captain of French rugby championship. He earned his first national cap on 12 November 1971 against the Romania in Béziers. He captained France national rugby union team six times. But the coach Jean Desclaux preferred Jacques Fouroux.

Honours[edit]

  • Selected to represent France, 1971–1974
  • French rugby champion, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978 with AS Béziers
  • Challenge Yves du Manoir 1972, 1975 and 1977 with AS Béziers
  • French championship finalist 1976 with AS Béziers

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