Yannick Jauzion

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Yannick Jauzion
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Birth name Yannick Jauzion
Date of birth (1978-07-28) 28 July 1978 (age 40)
Place of birth Castres, France
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 108 kg (17 st 0 lb)
University École d'ingénieurs de Purpan
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1997–1998 SC Graulhet ()
Correct as of March 17, 2007
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
US Colomiers


Correct as of March 5, 2011
Current local club Toulouse
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2001–2011 France 73 (103)
Correct as of March 12, 2011

Yannick Jauzion (born 28 July 1978 in Castres) is a French former rugby union footballer.

Raised in Vénès, Tarn he played at centre for Stade Toulousain and the French national team.

Jauzion was a member of the Toulouse team that reached the Heineken Cup final in 2003, 2004 and 2005. He was named as the man of the match in the 2005 Heineken Cup Final as Toulouse defeated Stade Français. He earned his first national cap on 16 June 2001 against South Africa. He played in France's Grand Slam winning teams of 2002 and 2004, but was ruled out of the 2006 Six Nations Championship through injury as France emerge as champions. He played all the matches during the 2007 Six Nations Championship that France won. He also scored the winning try in the 2007 World Cup quarterfinal against New Zealand that France won 20–18. In the 2009–2010 season, he played a central role as Toulouse won the Heineken Cup, with Jauzion collecting his third winners medal.

He retired on 26 June 2013.

Jauzion graduates École d'ingénieurs de Purpan

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