Mark Andrews (rugby player)

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Mark Andrews
Date of birth (1972-02-21) February 21, 1972 (age 42)
Place of birth Elliot, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight 255 lb (116 kg)
School Selborne College, South Africa
University University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg
Occupation(s) Professional rugby player
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Lock/No.8
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
1993 Natal University (Maritzburg)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1994-02  South Africa 77 (60)

Mark Andrews (born 21 February 1972 in Elliot, Eastern Cape (then Cape Province), South Africa) is a former rugby player.

He achieved his Junior Springbok colours in waterpolo while still at school. He switched to rugby as his main sport and achieved honours while at school and university. He played for Natal's winning Currie Cup team in 1995 and 1996.

Andrews made his international test debut for South Africa on 11 June 1994 against England in Cape Town. He went on to play 77 test and 13 mid-week games for South Africa. During his test career he scored 12 tries for a tally of 60 test points.

He was part of the 1995 Rugby World Cup winning team alongside another native of Elliot, prop Os du Randt.

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