Jacques Nieuwenhuis

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Jacques Nieuwenhuis
Full name Jacques Nieuwenhuis
Date of birth (1980-03-23) March 23, 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth Brakpan
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 94 kg (207 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Number eight
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
South Africa Valke
France Stade Aurillac
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007– Namibia 6 (15)
correct as of September 9, 2007.

Jacques Nieuwenhuis (born 23 March 1980 in Brakpan, Gauteng, South Africa) is a Namibian rugby union player. Nieuwenhuis was in the Namibian squad for the 2007 World Cup, and scored a try in his nation's first match in the competition, in a game against Ireland. He later blotted his copybook by being the first Namibian to be sent off at a world cup against France. Nieuwenhuis plays as a number eight.