Champion of France with SU Agen in 1966, Paul Biémouret died on Wednesday at the age of 79, the French Federation and the club said on social networks.
” It is with emotion that I learned of the disappearance of Paul Biémouret. Former third line of the SUA between 1965 and 1974, he left yesterday (Wednesday) at the age of 79. He notably won a Brennus in 1966 “, tweeted the president of the agenais club Jeff Fonteneau.
For his part, the president of the Federation Bernard Laporte recalled that Paul Biémouret was ” an emblematic player of the XV of France, alongside Jo Maso, Walter and Claude Spanghero in particular. Nicknamed “Bras de fer”, he left his mark on the French team and SU Agen. “.
Originally from Condom (Gers), Paul Biémouret, a farmer by profession, played under the colors of the SUA from 1965 to 1974 before joining the Gers club of Fleurance and then ending his career at Condom, with whom he won the second division championship. in 1978 as a player-manager. He was also selected 19 times under the colors of the fifteen of France and notably participated in the historic tour of the Blues in South Africa, then in full apartheid.