Marcel Brache

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Marcel Brache
Personal information
Full name Marcel Girard Brache
Born (1987-10-15) 15 October 1987 (age 26)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 88 kg (13 st 12 lb)
School(s) attended Rondebosch Boys' High School
University University of Cape Town
Club information
Playing position Centre / Wing
Current club Western Force
Amateur team(s)
Years Team
2010–11 UCT Ikey Tigers 15 (24)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Pts)
2010–13 Western Province 41 (30)
2012 Stormers 1 (0)
2014– Western Force 9 (0)
2014– Perth Spirit 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and points correct as of 13 July 2014.
† Appearances (Points).

Marcel Girard Brache (born (1987-10-15)15 October 1987) is an American-born South African rugby union player. He generally plays as a centre but can also play wing. He represented Western Province from 2011 to 2013 in the Currie Cup and Vodacom Cup. Brache represented the Stormers in Super Rugby during the 2012 season where he made 1 substitute appearance,[1] but did not make the Stormers squad for the 2013 season.[2] Brache previously played for the Ikey Tigers in the Varsity Cup.[3]

Brache joined Australian Super Rugby side the Western Force in late 2013 on a two-year deal before the 2014 Super Rugby season.[4]

Brache is eligible to play for the U.S. national team, as he was born in Los Angeles.[1]


  1. ^ a b This Is American Rugby, Meet Potential Eagle Marcel Brache, August 15, 2012,
  2. ^ This Is American Rugby, Brache, Mabeta Left Off Super Rugby Rosters, Feb. 15, 2013,
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  4. ^ "Force 'outside the square' to sign Western Province pair" (Press release). Western Force. 1 August 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2013. 

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