Clemens von Grumbkow

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Clemens von Grumbkow
Full name Clemens von Grumbkow
Date of birth (1983-07-22) 22 July 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Leimen, Germany
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 101 kg (15 st 13 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1990–2004
2005
SC Neuenheim
Stoke RFC
()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2005–2009
2009-2012
2012–2013
2013-
RC Orléans
Cavalieri
U.S. Dax
Cavalieri
47
59
12
10
((50) 10t
(75) 15t
(5) 1t
(20) 4t)
Correct as of 28 January 2014
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2003–  Germany 33 ((10))
National team(s)
Years Team Comps

Clemens von Grumbkow (born 22 July 1983)[1] is a German international rugby union player, playing for the U.S. Dax in the French Rugby Pro D2.[2] He made his debut for Germany in a game against Poland in 2003.[3]

Biography[edit]

Von Grumbkow was born in Leimen, and originally played for SC Neuenheim in Germany, being part of the club's national championship-winning team in 2003 and 2004,[4] before joining New Zealand club Stoke RFC for the 2005 season.[2] From 2006 to 2009, he played for French club RC Orléans, a club with a number of German internationals in its ranks at the time. From 2009, he played in Italy's highest league, the Super 10 (now National Championship of Excellence), for Rugby Club I Cavalieri Prato.[2] At the end of the 2011–12 season he switched to the French second division side U.S. Dax.[5]

He is also regularly part of the German sevens squad and played for his country at the 2005 World Games in Duisburg and the 2009 London Sevens.[6]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

National team[edit]

Stats[edit]

Clemens von Grumbkow's personal statistics in club and international rugby:[4][7]

National team[edit]

European Nations Cup[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points Place
2006–2008 Germany European Nations Cup Second Division 7 0 Champions
2008–2010 Germany European Nations Cup First Division 10 5 6th – Relegated
2010–2012 Germany European Nations Cup Division 1B 2 0 4th
2012–2014 Germany European Nations Cup Division 1B 2 5 ongoing

Friendlies & other competitions[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points
2009 Germany Friendly 1 0
  • As of 28 April 2013

Club[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points Place
2006–07 RC Orléans Fédérale 1 13 25
2007–08 18 15
2008–09 16 10
2009–10 Cavalieri Prato National Championship of Excellence 16 5
2010–11 14 20
2011–12 15 40
2012–13 Dax Rugby Pro D2
  • As of 30 April 2012

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clemens von Grumbkow scrum.com, accessed: 23 February 2010
  2. ^ a b c VON GRUMBKOW CLEMENS Archived 31 December 2009 at the Wayback Machine. (Italian) Rugby Club I Cavalieri Prato website, accessed: 23 February 2010
  3. ^ Clemens von Grumbkow (German) DRV website, accessed: 30 April 2012
  4. ^ a b Clemens von Grumbkow profile at totalrugby.de, accessed: 23 February 2010
  5. ^ Nationalspieler von Grumbkow wechselt in die französische PRO D2 (German) totalrugby.de, published: 9 June 2012, accessed: 24 June 2012
  6. ^ IRB website: Germany squad, accessed: 28 May 2009
  7. ^ Clemens von Grumbkow profile at itsrugby.fr (French) accessed: 25 February 2010

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