|Full name||Ulrich Jacques Potgieter|
24 April 1986 |
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
|Height||1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||115 kg (18 st 2 lb)|
|School(s) attended||HTS Daniel Pienaar, Uitenhage|
|Playing position||Flanker / Lock|
|Current club||Waratahs / Fukuoka Sanix Blues|
|2004||Eastern Province Kings|
|2009–11||Eastern Province Kings||36||(20)|
|2014–||Fukuoka Sanix Blues||13||(15)|
|* Senior club appearances and points correct as of 6 May 2015.
† Appearances (Points).
Ulrich Jacques Potgieter (born Port Elizabeth, South Africa) is a South African rugby union player, currently playing with Fukuoka Sanix Blues in the Japanese Top League and the Waratahs in Super Rugby.24 April 1986 in
Youth / Natal Sharks / Eastern Province Kings
He represented Eastern Province at the annual Craven Week rugby tournament in 2004 and then clinched a move to the Natal Sharks, whom he represented at various youth levels before playing in the Vodacom Cup for two seasons before moving back to the Eastern Province Kings for the 2009 Currie Cup First Division season.
Blue Bulls / Bulls
In August 2011, the Blue Bulls announced that they had signed Potgieter for the 2012 season on a two-year contract. An early release of his contract was secured and he joined the Bulls on 1 September.
Fukuoka Sanix Blues / Waratahs
In May 2013, it was revealed that he would leave the Bulls at the end of the 2013 Super Rugby season. He joined Japanese Top League side Fukuoka Sanix Blues – a deal later extended until 2017 – and would also play Super Rugby for the Waratahs in 2014 and 2015.
- "Player Profile Jacques Potgieter". sarugby.net. Retrieved 26 December 2010.
- "Potgieter to stomp with the Bulls" (Press release). Bulls. 3 August 2011. Retrieved 3 August 2011.
- "Japanse klub klou aan Potgieter". Media24 (Press release) (in Afrikaans). Beeld. 3 December 2013. Retrieved 4 December 2013.
- "Jacques vir Bulle verlore". Beeld (in Afrikaans). Media24. 21 May 2013. Retrieved 22 May 2013.
- NSW Waratahs. "Waratahs Rugby confirms marquee signing" (Press release). Retrieved 6 August 2013.
- "Jacques Potgieter signs" (Press release). Sharks. 6 May 2015. Retrieved 6 May 2015.