William Barthau

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William Barthau
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Personal information
Born (1990-01-30) 30 January 1990 (age 27)
Villeneuve-sur-Lot, Aquitaine, France
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 13 st 1 lb (83 kg)
Playing information
Position Scrum-half
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2010–14 Catalans Dragons 19 6 22 0 68
2010(Loan) Toulouse Olympique 1 0 0 0 0
2011(Loan) Dewsbury Rams 6 0 0 0 0
2015–17 London Broncos 54 27 23 0 154
2018– Toulouse Olympique 0 0 0 0 0
Total 80 33 45 0 222
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2009–17 France 12 0 1 1 3
As of 14 December 2017
Source: [1][2]

William Barthau is a French international rugby league footballer who plays for Toulouse Olympique in the Betfred Championship and the French national side. He is by preference a scrum-half.

He was a trainee at the Dragons since the start of the 2009 season, and signed part-time in July 2009. In 2010 he signed his first professional contract. He was handed the number 16 jersey for 2010.

Despite only being promoted to the Catalans first-team squad in 2010, he played for the French national side at international level; coming off the bench against England in June 2009.[3]

He represented France in the 2010 European Cup.

He was named in the French squad for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup.

On 14 August 2014, Championship side London Broncos announced the signing of Barthau on a 2-year deal until the end of 2016.[4]

He was named in the France 23 man squad for the 2014 European Championship against Wales, Ireland and Scotland.

After missing France's first match of the 2015 European Cup and test-match with England due to injury, William returned to play for France in their European Cup match against Wales.

Barthau played in France's lone international fixture of 2016, an end of year test match against England in Avignon.

References[edit]

  1. ^ RLP
  2. ^ loverugbyleague
  3. ^ Hadfield, Dave (13 June 2009). "England play new generation game". London: independent.co.uk. Retrieved 2010-01-14. 
  4. ^ http://www.loverugbyleague.com/news_16050-barthau-to-head-to-london.html

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