Jean Deysel

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Jean Deysel
Full name Jean Roy Deysel
Date of birth (1985-03-05) 5 March 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Virginia, Free State, South Africa
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 112 kg (247 lb; 17.6 st)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Lock / Flanker / Number 8
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2014- Toyota Verblitz
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2005–07
2008–
Golden Lions
Natal Sharks
21
71
(5)
(55)
correct as of 26 October 2013.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008– Sharks 64 (5)
correct as of 6 July 2014.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2009–11 South Africa 4 (0)

Jean Deysel (born 5 March 1985 in Virginia, Free State, South Africa) is a rugby union player for the Sharks in the Super Rugby competition. He plays number 7. Deysel is known for his bruising running with ball in hand, often "bumping" the first defender.

Deysel signed a two-year contract to join Japanese side Toyota Verblitz at the conclusion of the 2014 Super Rugby season.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deysel signs in Japan" (Press release). Sharks. 16 April 2014. Retrieved 16 April 2014.