Eugene Jantjies

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Eugene Jantjies
Eugene Jantjies 2015 RWC.jpg
Date of birth (1986-10-08) October 8, 1986 (age 29)
Place of birth Gobabis, South-West Africa
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 80 kg (180 lb; 12 st 8 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Scrum-half
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Western Suburbs
Farul Constanţa
Dinamo București


National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2006–  Namibia 48 (50)

Eugene Jantjies (born 8 October 1986 in Gobabis, South-West Africa) is a Namibian rugby union scrum-half.

Club career[edit]

He played for Western Suburbs in Australia, from 2004 to 2007. He moved to Farul Constanţa, in the Romanian Rugby Championship, where he played from 2008/09 to 2009/10, and once again from 2012/13 to 2013/14. He played at Welwitschias in South Africa in 2010/11, and for Leopards in 2012, at the Vodacom Cup. He plays for Dinamo București, since 2015/16.

International career[edit]

He has 48 caps for Namibia, since 2006, with 4 tries, 3 conversions, 7 penalties and 1 drop goal scored, 50 points on aggregate. He was called for the 2007 Rugby World Cup, playing in four games but without scoring. He was called once again for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, playing in four games and not scoring, and for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, where he played in three games and scored a try.