Deon Fourie

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Deon Fourie
Full name Deon André Fourie
Date of birth (1986-09-25) 25 September 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Pretoria, South Africa
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)[1]
Weight 100 kg (15 st 10 lb)[1]
School Pietersburg High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker / Loose forward
Current team Lyon
Youth Career
2004 Limpopo Blue Bulls
2005–2007 Western Province
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006–2014 Western Province 90 (110)
2008–2014 Stormers 84 (65)
2014–present Lyon 37 (15)
Correct as of 4 April 2015
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007 South Africa Sevens ()
Correct as of 14 April 2013

Deon André Fourie (born 25 September 1986) is a South African rugby union footballer who plays for Lyon in the French Top 14 competition.

He previously played for the Western Province provincial team and the Stormers Super Rugby team. Fourie captained Western Province to Currie Cup champions in 2012. He represented South Africa at 7s level internationally in 2007.

In April 2013, he signed a deal that will keep him in Cape Town until 2015.[2] However, he gained an early release from the contract to join French Top 14 side Lyon prior to the 2014–15 Top 14 season.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "SA Rugby Player Profile – Deon Fourie". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 30 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Stormers retain key quartet". Rugby365. 22 April 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Deon FOURIE nouveau renfort" (Press release) (in French). lourugby.fr. 3 June 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 

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