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Pierre Thiers
France
Full name Pierre Thiers
Born April 16, 1914, Thiers
Died May 23, 1977, Clermont-Ferrand (aged 63 years 37 days)
Major teams France, France XV
Position Flanker, Scrum-half
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 177 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop GfM Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 1936-1945 9 9 0 17 0 7 1 0 0 6 3 0 66.66

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Test debut Germany v France at Berlin, May 17, 1936 match details
Last Test British Empire Forces v France at Richmond, Apr 28, 1945 match details
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Thiers was capped nine times by France between 1936 and 1945 and is one of only two French players - along with former Perpignan player Joseph Desclaux - to have earned international honours both before and after the Second World War.

Five of his first six Test caps came against Germany and he would later spend two years as a prisoner of war in the country. A scrum-half for his first six appearances, he featured at flanker for his final three Test appearances and had the honour of leading his country on three occasions.

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