|Full name||Ethienne Reynecke|
|Date of birth||20 March 1982|
|Place of birth||Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||102 kg (16 st 1 lb)|
|School||Hugenote High School, Springs|
|University||Rand Afrikaans University|
|Rugby union career|
He started his career playing for the Golden Lions and represented them at Under–19, Under–21 and 'A' team level. At the end of 2001, after his second year representing the Under–19 team, he was included in the pre-season training squad for the 2002 Vodacom Cup, following it up with appearances in the 2003 and 2004 seasons. He was also part of the Currie Cup training squad in 2004, playing all the warm-up games.
Return to Lions
He returned to the Golden Lions at the end of 2005. He was included in the Cats squad prior to the 2006 Super 14 season before getting injured. He subsequently made three appearances in the 2006 Vodacom Cup side before breaking into Currie Cup side for the first time, making his Currie Cup debut for the Golden Lions in their match against Sharks. and playing in all fourteen matches that season.
In 2007, he was also included in the Lions squad for the 2007 Super 14 season and made his Super Rugby debut in their second match of the season in an 11–6 victory over New Zealand team the Highlanders. and remained a first team regular over the next two seasons. He was also included in a Springbok training squad in 2007.
Shortly before his Saracens contract was due to end, he joined the Stormers on loan for part of the 2011 Super Rugby season as a replacement for injured Tiaan Liebenberg. He made two substitute appearances for them, as well as two appearances for their Vodacom Cup side, Western Province in the 2011 Vodacom Cup.
Free State Cheetahs
In July 2013, Free State Cheetahs head coach Naka Drotské confirmed that he officially signed a contract to join the Free State Cheetahs for the 2013 Currie Cup Premier Division season, making five appearances.
In addition, Reynecke also played for a World XV against an Asia-Pacific Barbarians side in the 2011 Chartis Cup in Hong Kong in aid of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami disaster. He also played for the South African Barbarians in 2013 against former side Saracens in 2013.
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- "SA Rugby Match Centre – Lions 11-6 Highlanders". South African Rugby Union. 10 February 2007. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
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- "Ethienne Reynecke on his way to Saracens". SuperSport. 6 May 2009. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
- "Saracens hooker at Stormers". Sport24. Media24. 27 March 2013. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
- "Reynecke signs for Connacht". RTÉ. RTÉ. 31 March 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
- "Reynecke word 'n Cheetah". SupaRugby (in Afrikaans). 20 June 2013. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
- "Willie bly 'n Cheetah". Beeld (in Afrikaans). Media24. 7 July 2013. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
- "Heyneke sal Lappies, Siya in Kaap dophou". Die Burger (in Afrikaans). Media24. 25 June 2013. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
- "Section Paloise : Reynecke en renfort" (in French). Sud Ouest. 11 October 2013. Retrieved 15 October 2013.
- "Saracens v South African Barbarians". Saracens. 16 June 2013. Retrieved 9 August 2013.