Jean Cook

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Jean Cook
Full name Jean George Cook
Date of birth (1991-08-14) 14 August 1991 (age 26)
Place of birth Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 110 kg (17 st 5 lb; 243 lb)
School Grey College, Bloemfontein
University Central University of Technology
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Current team Kintetsu Liners
Youth Career
2007–2011 Free State Cheetahs
2012 Blue Bulls
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013 UP Tuks 2 (15)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011 Free State Cheetahs 1 (0)
2012–2013 Blue Bulls 17 (15)
2013 Bulls 1 (5)
2014–2015 Cheetahs 18 (10)
2014–2015 Free State Cheetahs 5 (5)
2015–2016 Zebre 10 (0)
2016–2017 Kintetsu Liners 5 (5)
Correct as of 15 January 2017
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009 South Africa Schools ()
2011 South Africa Under-20 5 (0)
Correct as of 1 September 2014

Jean George Cook (born 14 August 1991) is a South African rugby union player. His usual position is flanker or number eight and he most recently played for Japanese Top League club Kintetsu Liners.

Career[edit]

Cook started out his career with the Free State Cheetahs, however he only made one senior appearance for them before switching to the Blue Bulls in 2012.[1] He received his first and only call up to the Bulls Super Rugby squad in 2013 and marked his debut with a try against the Force in a 36-26 win.[2]

He returned to the Cheetahs for the 2014 Super Rugby season. He was included in the Cheetahs squad for the 2014 season[3] and made his debut in a 21–20 defeat to the Lions in Bloemfontein were his only start[4] was in the 61st minute, receiving a yellow card in the 61st minute of the game.

Zebre[edit]

Cook signed with Zebre [5]Pro12 where he played 8 games, 426 minutes, coming on as replacement for 1.[6]

Kintetsu Liners[edit]

Cook joins Kintetsu Liners[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SA Rugby Player Profile – Jean Cook". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 30 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "SA Rugby Match Centre – Bulls 36-26 Force". South African Rugby Union. 2 March 2013. Retrieved 27 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Cook word ’n Cheetah". Media24 (in Afrikaans). Beeld. 29 August 2013. Retrieved 30 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Match Centre:Player stats". SANZAR. 15 February 2014. Retrieved 23 August 2017. 
  5. ^ "Third line reinforcement for the Zebra with Jean Cook's Wage" (in Italian). Redazione. 14 June 2015. Retrieved 23 August 2017. 
  6. ^ "Player Archive Pro12". web. 16 April 2016. Retrieved 23 August 2017. 
  7. ^ "Player Movements: Zebre" (in Italian). Redazione. 19 August 2016. Retrieved 23 August 2017. 

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