Alexander Pipa

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Alexander Pipa
Birth nameAlexander Pipa
Date of birth (1983-06-12) 12 June 1983 (age 35)
Place of birthHeidelberg, Germany
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight98 kg (15 st 6 lb)
Occupation(s)Banker
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
- 2011 Germany TSV Handschuhsheim ()
Correct as of 5 March 2010
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Germany
Correct as of 21 March 2010
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
Germany 7's

Alexander Pipa (born 12 June 1983 in Heidelberg)[1] is a retired German international rugby union player, playing for the TSV Handschuhsheim in the Rugby-Bundesliga and the German national rugby union team.

He has been playing rugby since 1996.[2]

Pipa has also played for the Germany's 7's side in the past, like at the 2008 and 2009 Hannover Sevens [3] and the 2009 London Sevens.[4] He was also part of the German Sevens side at the World Games 2005 in Duisburg,[5] where Germany finished 8th.[6]

In the 2008-09 and 2009-10 seasons, Pipa was the top try scorer in the Bundesliga with 22 tries in each season. After the 2010-11 season, Pipa retired from the sport to concentrate on his private life and his job career.[7]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

National team[edit]

Personal[edit]

  • Rugby-Bundesliga
    • Top try scorer: 2008-09, 2009–10

Stats[edit]

Alexander Pipa'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 13 22 0 0 0 6th
2009-10 18 22 0 0 0 4th — Semi-finals
2010-11 15 12 0 0 0 3rd — Semi-finals
  • As of 21 August 2011

National team[edit]

European Nations Cup[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points Place
2006-2008 Germany European Nations Cup Second Division 2 0 Champions
2008-2010 Germany European Nations Cup First Division 3 0 6th — Relegated

Friendlies & other competitions[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points
2007 Germany Friendly 1 5
2009 1 5
  • As of 21 March 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alexander Pipa profile at scrum.com accessed: March 2010
  2. ^ a b Alexander Pipa profile at totalrugby.de ‹See Tfd›(in German) accessed: March 2010
  3. ^ Germany roster 2008 Hannover Sevens ‹See Tfd›(in German) Hannover Sevens website, accessed: 2 March 2010
  4. ^ Germany ready to take on world's best[permanent dead link] IRB website, published: 20 May 2009, accessed: 2 March 2010
  5. ^ Alexander Pipa at the Worldgames 2005 website, accessed: 5 March 2010
  6. ^ Rugby: Fiji assure gold medal in final seconds Archived 2012-05-27 at the Wayback Machine World Games website, accessed: 27 January 2009
  7. ^ TotalRugby Wechselbörse 2011/2012 ‹See Tfd›(in German) totalrugby.de, accessed: 21 August 2011

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