William Barthau

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William Barthau
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Barthau playing for Catalans in 2010
Personal information
Born (1990-01-30) 30 January 1990 (age 26)
Villeneuve-sur-Lot, Aquitaine, France
Height 175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 74 kg (11 st 9 lb)
Playing information
Position Scrum-half
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– London Broncos 26 13 28 0 108
Total 52 19 50 0 176
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2009–15 France 11 0 1 1 3
As of 30 May 2016
Source: RLP Love Rugby League

William Barthau is a French international rugby league footballer who currently plays for the London Broncos in the Kingstone Press Championship and the French national side. He is by preference a scrum-half. 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.[1] 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.

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

He represented France in the 2010 European Cup and was named in their squad for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup. 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.


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

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