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Marcel Communeau
France
Full name Marcel Communeau
Born September 11, 1885, Beauvais
Died June 26, 1971, Beauvais (aged 85 years 288 days)
Major teams France
Position Wing, Lock, No. 8
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 199 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop GfM Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 1906-1913 21 21 0 9 3 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 4.76
Five/Six Nations 1910-1913 12 12 0 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 11 0 8.33

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Test debut France v New Zealand at Parc des Princes, Jan 1, 1906 match details
Last Test France v Wales at Parc des Princes, Feb 27, 1913 match details
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Communeau was widely regarded as France's best forward of the post-war era. A survivor of the first ever French team in 1906, he was to play a total of 21 matches - captaining the side on 13 occasions - scoring three tries.

He is also credited with asking for the team to adopt the coq gaullois as the team's emblem.

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