Coenraad Breytenbach

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Coenraad Breytenbach
Personal information
Born 10 November 1970
Middelburg, South Africa
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Centre, scrum-half
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Blue Bulls
1996–1998 Northern Transvaal Bulls
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2002 Russia 2 0 0 0 0
Rugby league
Position Five-eighth
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2000 South Africa 1 1 0 0 4
Source: [1]

Coenraad Lodewyk Breytenbach (born Middelburg, 10 November 1970) is a South African former rugby league and rugby union player. He represented South Africa at rugby league in the 2000 Rugby League World Cup and Russia in rugby union.

Playing career[edit]

Breytenbach played rugby union for the Northern Transvaal Blue Bulls and was tipped to eventually play for the Springboks.[2]

Between 1996 and 1998 Breytenbach played for the Northern Transvaal Bulls in the Super 12 competition.

In 2000, Breytenbach was part of the South African squad at the Rugby League World Cup. He played in one match at five eighth, scoring a try against Tonga.[3]

In 2001 Breytenbach played for the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup.[4]

In 2002 he played in a European Nations Cup match for Russia against Georgia along with two other South African born players, sparking a protest from Georgia.[2][5]