Roger Bastié, French rugby union player and coach, Died at 86

Roger Bastié was born on September 21, 1932, and died on January 3, 2019.

He was a French rugby coach and player.

As a player, he played the Les and winger positions.

Roger played for RC Narbonne, Bort-les-Orgues, RC Vichy, and CA Brive.

Roger won a French rugby championship with CA Brive in 1957.

After Roger retirement as a player, he coached CA Brive, Sarlat, Union Sportive Objatoise, and SC Tulle.

In 1967, Roger made the French rugby championship quarterfinal before losing to US Montauban.

Roger was the recipient of the 1972 Bouclier d’automne.

In 1972, he coached CA Brive to the French rugby championship game before losing 9-0 to AS Béziers Hérault.

He passed away at 86 years old.