April 14, 2024

The French national team in mourning

French rugby mourns one of its own. Alain Estève died on Tuesday at the age of 77. Le Grand is dead. ASBH is sad to announce the death of Alain Estève after a long illness. The people of Béziers and the entire rugby world will miss Alain Estève terribly, announced the Béziers club, not forgetting that the Sunday Times recently ranked him as the second most frightening French …

French rugby mourns one of its own. Alain Estève died on Tuesday at the age of 77. Le Grand is dead. ASBH is sad to announce the death of Alain Estève after a long illness. The people of Béziers and the entire rugby world will miss Alain Estève terribly, announced the Béziers club, not forgetting that the Sunday Times recently ranked him as the second most frightening French player of all time.

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His size, 2.00m and 120kg, made him the first player to exceed the double-metre mark for Les Bleus, and he didn’t go unnoticed. So much so, in fact, that there was talk of him playing the role of the Ogre in a TV adaptation of Le Petit Poucet. A role eventually taken by Jean-Pierre Marielle. But his size didn’t prevent him from being highly mobile and agile, making him omnipresent on the pitch, where he was ruthless and ferocious in duels, not hesitating to throw a few punches. In fact, Alain Estève had a great deal to do with the