Antonie Claassen

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Antonie Claassen
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Date of birth (1984-10-20) 20 October 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Durban, South Africa
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 104 kg (16 st 5 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Flanker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007–12
2012–14
2014–
Brive
Castres
Racing Metro
128
53
27
(55)
(30)
(20)
correct as of 11 April 2015.
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007 Blue Bulls 1 (0)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2013– France 6 (0)
correct as of 8 March 2014.

Antonie Delport Claassen (born 20 October 1984) is a French and South African rugby union player. His position is Flanker and he currently plays for Racing Metro 92 in the Top 14.[1] He began his career with Blue Bulls in his native South Africa before moving to CA Brive in 2006. His father, Wynand Claassen was a South African international and Springbok captain in 1981-82. Claassen made his debut for France in the 2013 Six Nations Championship, qualifying on residency grounds.´

He graduated from Durban High School in 2002, and represented South Africa at U19 level.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Antonie Claassen Profile". Itsrugby.co.uk. Retrieved 5 November 2012.