|Barthau playing for Catalans in 2010|
30 January 1990 |
Villeneuve-sur-Lot, Aquitaine, France
|Height||175 cm (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||74 kg (11 st 9 lb)|
|2010(Loan)||→ Toulouse Olympique||1||0||0||0||0|
|2011(Loan)||→ Dewsbury Rams||6||0||0||0||0|
|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. 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.
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.
- Hadfield, Dave (13 June 2009). "England play new generation game". London: independent.co.uk. Retrieved 2010-01-14.