Brian Mujati

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Brian Mujati
Brian Mujati 2010.jpg
Full name Brian Mujati
Date of birth (1984-09-28) 28 September 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 105 kg (231 lb) [1]
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Prop
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2009–13

2013–
Northampton Saints
Racing Metro
110

44
(45)

(0)
correct as of 31 January 2015.
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2006–08
2008
Golden Lions
Western Province
7
4
(0)
(0)
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007–08
2009
Lions
Stormers
13
22
(0)
(0)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008 South Africa 12 (0)

Brian Mujati (born (28 September 1984 in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe) is a Zimbabwean-born South African rugby union player for Racing Metro in the French Top 14. He plays as a prop He started off his career with the Lions in the Super 14 competition, then he joined the Stormers for the start of the 2008 season before joining the Saints. He went to Peterhouse Group of Boarding Schools in Marondera in Zimbabwe, along with the Sharks and capped Springbok Tendai Mtawarira. Despite having already played for the Springboks Mujati's test career was cut short when he was declared ineligible to play because he was not legally a South African citizen. He opted to join Northampton Saints to further pursue his rugby career. He is still a Zimbabwean citizen.

From the start of his Northampton Saints career, Mujati has been a firm favourite with the Franklins Garden crowds. Much of this admiration is down to his commitment and tireless work ethic on the pitch. Proof of this can be found on any match day when Mujati gets the ball and cries of "Mooooooooj!!!!" ring around the stadium. This fan response was born over the course of the 2010–11 season and was championed in the local media and via social network, Twitter, by none other than the clubs's captain Dylan Hartley

Away from the rugby pitch Brian has proved himself to be a more than capable blogger with his entries on Ruggavibe. The blog charts his thoughts and feelings as he makes the transition from a barman in Zimbabwe, then a Springbok in South Africa, and now a world class rugby player for Northampton Saints.

On 27 November 2012, Mujati would leave Northampton Saints to join French club Racing Metro for the 2013/14 season.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Life Of Brian 34 - Squinting in Lyon, Life Under 106kg". web page. The Life of Brian Mujati. Retrieved 19 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Brian Mujati to leave Northampton Saints for Racing Metro". BBC Sport. 27 November 2012.