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Serge Betsen Tchoua
France
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Full name Serge B. Betsen Tchoua
Born March 25, 1974, Kumba
Current age 40 years 268 days
Major teams Barbarians, Wasps, France, France XV
Position Flanker
Height 6 ft 0 in
Weight 220 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 1997-2007 63 50 13 45 9 0 0 0 43 19 1 69.04
Five/Six Nations 2000-2007 30 24 6 20 4 0 0 0 23 7 0 76.66
IRB Rugby World Cup 2003-2007 10 10 0 10 2 0 0 0 7 3 0 70.00

Career statistics
Test debut France v Italy at Grenoble, Mar 22, 1997 match details
Last Test France v England at Stade de France, Oct 13, 2007 match details
Test Statsguru Main menu | Career summary | Match list | Most points | Most tries | Tournament list

English Premiership
Team Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All matches 2008-2011 53 38 15 25 5 0 0 0 27 25 1 51.88
Wasps 2008-2011 53 38 15 25 5 0 0 0 27 25 1 51.88
Profile

Serge Betsen's reputation as one of the most fearsome northern hemisphere back-rowers was built over many seasons as the enforcer of the French pack.

Betsen played for Biarritz for 12 seasons, making his debut for France in 1997 but cementing his position from the 2000 Six Nations onwards. His finest moment in a French shirt came in 2002, when he marked England fly-half Jonny Wilkinson out of the game and helped to secure a 20-15 win for his side.

He was less fortunate the following year, when despite scoring a try he was unable to stop England progressing to the World Cup final.

Betsen announced his retirement in January 2008, but was convinced to join Guinness Premiership side Wasps for the 2008-09 season.

Scrum Staff December 2008

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Jan 2, 2011
Wasps celebrate Serge Betsen's try
Wasps celebrate Serge Betsen's try
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Oct 31, 2010
Serge Betsen and Tom Rees get to grips with Kearnan Myall
Serge Betsen and Tom Rees get to grips with Kearnan Myall
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Oct 24, 2009
Serge Betsen vies with Gareth Delve for a loose ball
Serge Betsen vies with Gareth Delve for a loose ball
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Sep 20, 2009
Wasps' Serge Betsen takes on the Worcester defence
Wasps' Serge Betsen takes on the Worcester defence
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