Antonie Claassen

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Antonie Claassen
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Date of birth (1984-10-20) 20 October 1984 (age 29)
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)
CA Brive
Castres Olympique
correct as of 22 March 2014.
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007 Blue Bulls 1 (0)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2013– France 3 (0)

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 Castres Olympique 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.


  1. ^ "Antonie Claassen Profile". Retrieved 5 November 2012.