Rodolphe Modin

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Rodolphe Modin
Date of birth (1959-03-26) March 26, 1959 (age 58)
Place of birth Gennevilliers, Paris
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Scrum-half
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1978–1991 CA Brive 213 ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1987 France 1 (12)

Rodolphe Modin (born 26 March 1959 in Gennevilliers, Paris) is a former French international rugby union player, he played as a scrum-half.

As a youth he played for CSM Gennevilliers and Racing Métro, with whom he won the under-19 national championship against a Biarritz Olympique team that included Serge Blanco. The following year he joined CA Brive as a senior player, where he made 213 appearances from 1978–1991.

Despite being selected for several touring parties of the France team, he made only one appearance, which came against Zimbabwe at the 1987 World Cup. He started the match and scored a hat-trick as France won 70–12.[2]

Although he has a teaching degree in Physical Education, he has never taught. After his rugby-playing days were over he began a business career.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MODIN Rodolphe". Fédération Française de Rugby. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Rugby World Cup, Pool 4 - Auckland, 2 June 1987, France - Zimbabwe". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "CAB LEGENDS : RODOLPHE MODIN". CABrive Rugby. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 

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