Boom Prinsloo

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Boom Prinsloo
Personal information
Full name Johannes Gerhardus Pienaar Prinsloo
Nickname Boom
Born (1989-03-12) 12 March 1989 (age 26)
Bloemfontein, South Africa
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 101 kg (15 st 13 lb)
School(s) attended Grey College, Bloemfontein
University University of the Free State
Club information
Playing position Flank / Number Eight
Current club Free State Cheetahs / Cheetahs
Youth career
2007–10 Free State Cheetahs
Amateur team(s)
Years Team
2010 UFS Shimlas 8 (35)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Pts)
2010– Free State Cheetahs 37 (70)
2012– Cheetahs 36 (45)
Representative team(s)
2010–12 S.A. Sevens 7 ()
* Senior club appearances and points correct as of 20 April 2015.

† Appearances (Points).

‡ Representative team caps and points correct as of 23 July 2013.

Johannes Gerhardus Pienaar "Boom" Prinsloo (born 12 March 1989) is a South African rugby union footballer who regularly plays as a loose forward.

Career[edit]

Prinsloo is a Bloemfontein native and currently represents the Free State Cheetahs in the Currie Cup and the Cheetahs in Super Rugby.[1]

He previously played for the UFS Shimlas in the 2010 Varsity Cup where he notched up an impressive 7 tries in 8 appearances and won the competitions' 'Player that Rocks' award.[2]

International[edit]

Prinsloo represented the Blitzbokke between 2010 and 2012 and played in a total of 7 IRB Sevens World Series tournaments.[3]

Reference List[edit]

  1. ^ "Boom Prinsloo SA Rugby Player Profile". SA Rugby. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Prinsloo Rocks the most". varsitycup.co.za. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Blitzbokke hit Middelburg". Sport 24. 14 September 2010. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 

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