Alexander Metz

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Alexander Metz
Full name Alexander Metz
Date of birth (1987-03-19) 19 March 1987 (age 30)
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 102 kg (16 st 1 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
?
 ?
 ? - 2010
2010 - 2011
2011 - present
Germany TSV Handschuhsheim
France RC Massy Essonne
Germany TSV Handschuhsheim
Germany RG Heidelberg
South Africa Northwood Crusaders
()
Correct as of 30 April 2012
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010 Germany 3 ((0))
Correct as of 23 March 2010

Alexander Metz (born 19 March 1987)[1] is a German international rugby union player, playing for the RG Heidelberg in the Rugby-Bundesliga and the German national rugby union team.

He plays rugby since 1991.[2]

He made his debut for Germany against Romania on 13 February 2010.[1]

Metz was part of a group of German players who were sent to South Africa in 2009 to improve their rugby skills at the Sharks Academy as part of the Wild Rugby Academy program.[3] He was also the captain of the German under-21 team.[4] At the end of the 2010–11 season he left Germany again to study in Durban, South Africa.[5]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Stats[edit]

Alexander Metz's personal statistics in club and international rugby:[2]

Club[edit]

Year Club Division Games Tries Con Pen DG Place
2008-09 TSV Handschuhsheim Rugby-Bundesliga 8 1 0 0 0 6th
2009-10 8 1 0 0 0 4th — Semi-finals
2010-11 RG Heidelberg 3 1 0 0 0 4th — Semi-finals
  • As of 25 August 2011

National team[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points Place
2008-2010 Germany European Nations Cup First Division 3 0 6th — Relegated
  • As of 21 December 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Alexander Metz profile at scrum.com accessed: 23 March 2010
  2. ^ a b Alexander Metz profile at totalrugby.de (German) accessed: 23 March 2010
  3. ^ Sechs Talente zum Lernen nach Südafrika (German) totalrugby.de, published: 20 February 2009, accessed: 23 March 2010
  4. ^ DRV XV: Kader für Länderspiel in Rumänien benannt (German) totalrugby.de, published: 8 February 2010, accessed: 23 March 2010
  5. ^ TotalRugby Wechselbörse 2011/2012 (German) totalrugby.de, accessed: 30 April 2012

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