Olivier Brouzet

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Olivier Brouzet
Birth nameOlivier Brouzet
Date of birth (1972-11-22) 22 November 1972 (age 47)
Place of birth Beziers, France
Height6.7 ft (2.0 m)
Weight18.5 st (117 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Amateur team(s)
Seyssins ()
Correct as of 8 July 2014
Senior career


Northampton Saints
Stade Francais


Correct as of 8 July 2014
National team(s)
1994-2003 Flag of France.svg France 72 (10)
Correct as of 8 July 2014

Olivier Brouzet (born 22 November 1972 in Béziers) is a French rugby union footballer. His usual position was at lock. He has played over 70 internationals for France, including being a part of numerous Rugby World Cup squads for France. He has also played for a variety of French and English clubs. [1]

Brouzet made his debut for France against Scotland in March 1994. He was included in the 1995 Rugby World Cup squad He scored his first try for France against that same opposition in February 1998. He was also a part of the 1999 Rugby World Cup and 2003 Rugby World Cup squads. He has played for the FC Grenoble, Club Athlétic Bordeaux-Bègles, English club Northampton Saints, ASM Clermont Auvergne and Stade Français Paris.

In November 2004, he was selected a second and final time with the French Barbarians to play against the Australian at the Jean-Bouin stadium in Paris. The Baa-Baas bow 15 to 45. [2] [3]

He was the son of shot putter Yves Brouzet who held the French record for 34 years. [4] [5]

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