Former rugby union hooker who was a member of the French team which finished as runners-up at the 2011 Rugby World Cup. He won the Six Nations Grand Slam with France in 2004.
He was born in Saint-Gaudens and began his professional rugby career at Mazeres-Cassagne.
He became the forwards coach for Toulouse following his retirement from playing.
He married a woman named Julie.
He and Frederic Michalak both played rugby for Toulouse.