Francois Venter

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Francois Venter
Personal information
Full name Jacobus Francois Venter
Born (1991-04-19) 19 April 1991 (age 23)
Bloemfontein, South Africa
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 93 kg (14 st 9 lb)
School(s) attended Grey College, Bloemfontein
University University of Pretoria
Club information
Playing position Inside-Centre
Current club Free State Cheetahs / Cheetahs
Youth career
2007–09 Free State Cheetahs
2010–12 Blue Bulls
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Pts)
2010–13 Blue Bulls 43 (60)
2012–13 Bulls 11 (0)
2014– Cheetahs 13 (20)
2014– Free State Cheetahs 9 (10)
Representative team(s)
2008 S.A. Under-18 Elite Squad ()
2008 S.A. Schools ()
2010–11 S.A. Under-20 10 (35)
* Senior club appearances and points correct as of 12 April 2015.

† Appearances (Points).

‡ Representative team caps and points correct as of 27 May 2014.

Jacobus Francois Venter (born (1991-04-19)19 April 1991) is a South African rugby union footballer. He usually plays as an inside-centre.

Rugby career[edit]

He represents the Cheetahs in Super Rugby and the Free State Cheetahs in the Currie Cup and Vodacom Cup, having previously played for the Blue Bulls.

In July 2013, it was announced that he would join the Cheetahs prior to the 2014 Super Rugby season on a two-year deal.[1] He was subsequently included in the Cheetahs squad for the 2014 Super Rugby season[2] and made his Cheetahs debut in a 21–20 defeat to the Lions in Bloemfontein.[3][4]

He was a member of the South Africa Under 20 team that competed in the 2010 and 2011 IRB Junior World Championships.[5][6]

Reference List[edit]

  1. ^ "Bul-ster word Cheetah". Beeld (in Afrikaans). Media24. 23 July 2013. Retrieved 24 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Toyota Cheetahs kondig groep aan vir 2014 Vodacom SupeRugby seisoen" (Press release) (in Afrikaans). Cheetahs. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Match Centre: Cheetahs v Lions". SANZAR. 15 February 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Match Breakdown: Toyota Cheetahs vs Lions". South African Rugby Union. 15 February 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "South Africa name squad for JWC 2010". IRB.COM. IRB. 15 April 2010. Retrieved 23 October 2013. 
  6. ^ "SA Under-20 squad named". Sport24. 6 May 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2013. 

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