Pedro Bettencourt rugby player
Pedro Bettencourt rugby player

Pedro Bettencourt

18th Nov 1994 1.87m/94kg Outside Centre

Pedro Bettencourt was born and raised in Porto, Portugal. Standing at 6 foot 1 and weighing 94kg, Bettencourt is renowned for his hard-hitting defence, piercing attacking runs and offloading game.

In 2013/14, he played for Lusitanos XV, in Portugal,

He had his first cap for Portugal at the 36-13 loss to Fiji, at 9 November 2013, in Lisbon, aged 19 years old.

A Portugese international at both 7s and 15s, Pedro Bettencourt spent two seasons in the academy of French giants Clermont 2014-2016 before moving to Carcassonne 2016-2018.

In 2018/19, Bettencourt moved to England and played for Newcastle Falcons in the Premiership.

As of the 2018/2019 Champions Cup, Bettencourt has had 5 European Cups appearances scoring 1 try.

He has since returned to Pro D2 rugby and plays for Oyonnax Rugby since 2019/20.

An experienced campaigner for Portugal, Bettencourt has caps in European Challenge Cup and Champions Cup, Pro D2, Top 14, English Premiership and Premiership Cup.

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2023, Bettencourt has been named in the squad for Portugal.

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Lusitanos XV
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300px-Logo_Portugal_Rugby.svg Portugal 7's
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IMWp0UD3_400x400 US Oyonnax
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2019 - present
IMG_7106 Portugal
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2021 - present
image (3) Clermont Auvergne
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2014 - 2015
20140303123652-4807 Carcassonne
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2016 - 2018
newcastle-falcons Newcastle Falcons
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2018 - 2019