Dewald Potgieter

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Dewald Potgieter
Dewald Potgieter (cropped).jpg
Nickname Dewie
Date of birth (1987-02-22) 22 February 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 102 kg (16 st 1 lb)
School Daniel Pienaar HTS, Uitenhage, South Africa
Occupation(s) Professional rugby union footballer
Rugby union career
Position(s) Loose Forward
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013–2016
2016–present
Yamaha Júbilo
Worcester Warriors
12 ((5))
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007–2013 Blue Bulls 65 ((50))
Correct as of 21 October 2012
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008–2014 Bulls 70 ((20))
Correct as of 5 June 2014
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009–2010 South Africa 6 ((5))

Dewald Potgieter (born 22 February 1987 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa) is a professional South African rugby union rugby player. His first tour with the Springboks was to France, Italy, Ireland & England in late 2009. Potgieter plays loose forward for Worcester Warriors, having previously played for Super Rugby franchise the Bulls and Japanese Top League side Yamaha Jubilo. Potgieter has won 2 Super Rugby titles and a Currie Cup.

Honours[edit]

  • Cravenweek – 1999–2003
  • Border U18 Cravenweek 2004
  • Green Squad 2004
  • Blue Bulls U19 2005
  • Blue Bulls U21 2005
  • Vodacom Blue Bulls 2006–2009
  • SA U21 2006
  • Vodacom Blue Bulls U21 Absa Competition – 2007
  • Emerging Springboks – 2007–2009
  • Springboks – 2009 to current

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