Former French forward dies

2011-12-10 15:02
Bernard Mommejat (File)

Toulouse - Bernard Mommejat, the former France international who won three Five Nations championships, has died at the age of 77.

The second row forward's death on Friday was announced by Marc Lecuru, president of second division Cahors where Mommejat's playing career started, on Saturday.

Mommejat was capped 24 times between 1958 and 1963 and was part of the victorious France side on the South Africa tour of 1958.

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