|Hooker for Castres in Parker Pen Shield and France Squad 2002/3
* 59th cap – 5T = 25pts
*Debut: 1996 v Wales
* 6th test v England - no pts
* Test debut as flanker v Wales (sub), now France's most capped hooker.
* French captain of 1998 Grand Slam XV and RWC99 final and then first two tests of 2002 Grand Slam after a 22 tests gap.
* Captain of France on 26 occasions - 3rd behind Rives and Saint-Andre.
* Played last 22 successive tests since recall in 2000.
* Galthie, Magne, Pelous and Ibanez of this team have all captained France recently. |