Eugene Jantjies

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Eugene Jantjies
Eugene Jantjies 2015 RWC.jpg
Personal information
Full name Eugene Anthony Jantjies
Born (1986-08-10) 10 August 1986 (age 30)
Gobabis, South-West Africa
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight 90 kg (14 st 2 lb; 200 lb)
Club information
Playing position Scrum-half
Current club Welwitschias
Amateur team(s)
Years Team
2004–2007 Western Suburbs ()
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Pts)
2008–2010 Farul Constanţa ()
2010–2011 Welwitschias 13 (21)
2012 Leopards 6 (0)
2013–2014 Farul Constanţa 22 (39)
2014 București Wolves 2 (0)
2015 Dinamo București 9 (50)
2016–present Welwitschias 5 (52)
Representative team(s)
2006–present Namibia 52 (50)

* Senior club appearances and points correct as of 9 October 2016.
† Appearances (Points).

‡ Representative team caps and points correct as of 10 August 2016.

Eugene Jantjies (born 10 August 1986 in Gobabis, South-West Africa) is a Namibian rugby union scrum-half, currently playing for the Welwitschias.

Club career[edit]

He played for Namibian side Western Suburbs from 2004 to 2007. He then moved to Farul Constanţa, in the Romanian Rugby Championship, where he played from 2008 to 2010, and once again from 2012 to 2014. He played for Namibian side Welwitschias in the South African Vodacom Cup competitions in 2010 and 2011, and for South African side the Leopards in the 2012 Vodacom Cup. He returned to Farul Constanţa for the 2013 and 2014 season before joining Dinamo București for 2015.

In 2016, he returned to Namibia to play for the Welwitschias in the 2016 Currie Cup First Division.

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.

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