Derick Minnie

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Derick Minnie
Full nameDerick Johannes Minnie
Date of birth (1986-10-29) 29 October 1986 (age 32)
Place of birthAlberton, South Africa
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight95 kg (14 st 13 lb; 209 lb)
SchoolMarais Viljoen High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Current team Zebre
Youth Career
2005–2007 Golden Lions
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008 UJ 6 (5)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006–2016 Golden Lions XV 28 (30)
2006–2014 Golden Lions 70 (110)
2007 Lions XV 1 (0)
2010–2015 Lions 63 (35)
2013Sharks 3 (15)
2016–2018 Zebre 39 (15)
Correct as of 13 July 2018

Derick Johannes Minnie (born 29 October 1986 in Alberton, South Africa) is a rugby union player for Italian Pro14 side Zebre. He plays as a flanker.

In 2013, he was named in the Sharks touring squad for their 2013 Super Rugby season,[1] but returned to the Lions for the 2014 Super Rugby season.

Zebre[edit]

He joined Italian Pro12 side Zebre for the 2016–17 Pro12 season.[2] Minnie played 783 minutes, scoring 15 points[3] in the 2016 - 2017 season for Zebre, playing 14 games in the Pro12, starting 11 and coming on as substitute for 3, he received 1 yellow card.

External links[edit]

  • "SA Rugby Player Profile – Derick Minnie". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 30 May 2016.
  • Lions Profile
  • itsrugby.co.uk Profile

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sharks Touring Squad". Sharks. 18 April 2013. Retrieved 18 April 2013.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "PRO12 season preview: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Treviso and Zebre". Sky Sport. 30 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2016.
  3. ^ "PRO12 Player Archive". PRO12. 8 May 2017. Retrieved 21 August 2017.