Danie Faasen

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Danie Faasen
Full name Daniel Cornelius Faasen
Date of birth (1989-11-11) 11 November 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Middelburg
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight 82 kg (12 st 13 lb)
School Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool, Pretoria
University University of Pretoria
Rugby union career
Position(s) Scrum-half
Current team L'Aquila
Youth Career
2005–2010 Blue Bulls
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011–2013 UP Tuks 14 (15)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010 Blue Bulls 7 (5)
2011–2012 Eastern Province Kings 23 (10)
2014 SWD Eagles 10 (0)
2014–2015 Rugby Badia ()
2015–present L'Aquila 8 (47)
Correct as of 6 August 2015
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011 South African Kings 3 (0)
Correct as of 14 August 2012

Daniel Cornelius Faasen (born 11 November 1989) is a South African rugby union player, currently playing with Italian side L'Aquila.[1]

Career[edit]

He represented the Blue Bulls at various youth tournaments, culminating in his involvement in the 2010 Vodacom Cup and Currie Cup squads. He also represented UP Tuks in the 2011 Varsity Cup. He then joined the Eastern Province Kings for the 2011 Currie Cup season.

After two years at the Kings, he left and rejoined UP Tuks for the 2013 Varsity Cup. He didn't play any first class rugby in 2013 despite being named in the Blue Bulls Currie Cup squad, but joined George-based side SWD Eagles prior to the 2014 season.[2]

In 2014, Faasen moved to Italy to play for Serie A side Rugby Badia.[3] After one season at Badia, Faasen joined National Championship of Excellence side L'Aquila.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SA Rugby Player Profile – Danie Faasen". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 30 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Vulindlu se heil by SWD". Media24 (in Afrikaans). Die Son. 14 November 2013. Retrieved 14 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Daniel Faasen giocherà per Badia" (in Italian). Piazza Rugby Pro Sport Management. 31 July 2014. Retrieved 28 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Eccellenza: L'Aquila, otto volti nuovi per svoltare". Ultime Notizie (in Italian). 5 August 2015. Retrieved 6 August 2015.