December 7, 2021

Former France winger Dominici dies aged 48

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Christophe Dominici played 67 Tests and scored 25 tries for France, with his most famous score coming in the 1999 World Cup when Les Bleus came from behind at Twickenham to beat the All Blacks in the semi-final

Last Updated: 24/11/20 4:30pm

Christophe Dominici featured in three World Cups for France Christophe Dominici featured in three World Cups for France

Christophe Dominici featured in three World Cups for France

Former France and Stade Francais winger Christophe Dominici has died aged 48, his former club said on Tuesday.

“It is with immense sadness that Stade Francais learns of the death of Christophe Dominici,” Stade Francais said in a statement.

Dominici won 67 caps for France between 1998 and 2007, scoring a memorable try in France’s stunning 43-31 victory against New Zealand in the 1999 World Cup.

He started his club career at RC La Valette in 1991 before joining Toulon in 1993 and Stade Francais in 1997 until he ended his career 11 years later.

He won five French national titles with Stade Francais and four Six Nations titles with Les Bleus, including two Grand Slams in 1998 and 2004.

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