Marco Wentzel

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Marco Wentzel
Full name Marco Van Zyl Wentzel
Date of birth (1979-05-06) 6 May 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth George, South Africa
Height 201 cm (6 ft 7 in)
Weight 117 kg (18 st 6 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Lock
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1998–99
2000–02
2003–05
2005–06
2006
2006–07
2007–09
2009
2009–11
2011–13
2013–
Eagles
Pumas
Free State Cheetahs
Treviso
Boland
Treviso
Leicester
Southern Kings
Leeds
Wasps
Natal Sharks
4
29
26
10
7
18
44
1
49
51
9
(0)
(15)
(20)
(0)
(5)
(25)
(0)
(0)
(20)
(10)
5
correct as of 3 May 2014.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2001–02
2003
2013–
Bulls
Cats
Sharks
16
10
0
(0)
(0)
0
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2002  South Africa 2 (0)

Marco Van Zyl Wentzel (born 6 May 1979 in George, Western Cape, South Africa) is a rugby union player, formerly with Leicester Tigers, and also Leeds Carnegie in the Aviva Premiership, and now plying his trade with London Wasps, joining teammate Steve Thompson at the Wycombe based club. Wentzel plays as a lock or in the back-row[citation needed].

After leaving Wasps after the 2012–13 Premiership season,[1] he returned to South Africa and signed a two-year contract to play for the Natal Sharks domestically and for the Sharks in Super Rugby.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "London Wasps lock Marco Wentzel returns to South Africa". BBC. 18 June 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Ebersohn op pad na Frankryk; Wentzel word Haai". Die Burger (in Afrikaans). Media24. 17 July 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 

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