Benjamin Simm

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Benjamin Simm
Birth nameBenjamin Simm
Date of birth (1986-01-06) 6 January 1986 (age 33)
Place of birthHanover, Germany
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight93 kg (14 st 9 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Germany DSV 78 ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2004 - present  Germany 26 ()
Correct as of 28 April 2013
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
 Germany

Benjamin Simm (born 6 January 1986 in Hanover)[1][2] is a German international rugby union player, playing for the DSV 78 Hannover in the Rugby-Bundesliga and the German national rugby union team. He made his debut for Germany in 2004.[3]

His club, DSV 78/08 Ricklingen, won the 2nd Bundesliga title in 2008-09 and earned promotion to the Rugby-Bundesliga, now playing as DSV 78 Hannover.

Simm has also played for the Germany's 7's side in the past, like at the 2008 and 2009 Hannover Sevens [4] and the 2006 and 2009 London Sevens.[5]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

National team[edit]

Stats[edit]

Benjamin Simm's personal statistics in club and international rugby:[6]

Club[edit]

Year Club Division Games Tries Con Pen DG Place
2008-09 DSV 78/08 Ricklingen 2nd Rugby-Bundesliga 12 19 0 0 0 1st — Promoted
2009-10 DSV 78 Hannover Rugby-Bundesliga 16 4 0 0 0 9th
2010-11 14 4 0 0 0 7th
2011-12 7 3 0 0 0 7th
  • As of 30 April 2012

National team[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points Place
2006-2008 Germany European Nations Cup Second Division 3 0 Champions
2008-2010 Germany European Nations Cup First Division 8 0 6th — Relegated
2010–2012 Germany European Nations Cup Division 1B 4 0 4th
2012–2014 Germany European Nations Cup Division 1B 5 5 ongoing

Friendlies & other competitions[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points
2007 Germany Friendly 1 0
2009 1 5
2010 1 5
  • As of 8 April 2012

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benjamin Simm profile at scrum.com accessed: 18 March 2010
  2. ^ Benjamin Simm (in German) Hannover Sevens website, accessed: 18 March 2010
  3. ^ Benjamin Simm (in German) DRV website, accessed: 30 April 2012
  4. ^ Germany roster 2008 Hannover Sevens (in German) Hannover Sevens website, accessed: 2 March 2010
  5. ^ Germany ready to take on world's best[permanent dead link] IRB website, published: 20 May 2009, accessed: 2 March 2010
  6. ^ Benjamin Simm profile at totalrugby.de (in German) accessed: 18 March 2010

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