Joe Pietersen

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Joe Pietersen
Personal information
Full name Johan Christiaan Pietersen
Born (1984-05-18) 18 May 1984 (age 32)
Vryheid, South Africa
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 81 kg (12 st 11 lb)
School(s) attended Grey College, Bloemfontein
University Stellenbosch University
Club information
Playing position Fullback / Wing / Flyhalf
Current club Sharks
Youth career
2003–04 Western Province
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Pts)
2004–10 Western Province 57 (360)
2006–10 Stormers 22 (106)
2010–11 Bayonne 29 (45)
2012–13 Western Province 8 (37)
2012–13 Stormers 28 (262)
2013–14 Biarritz 17 (40)
2015 Cheetahs 11 (92)
2015 Sharks (Currie Cup) 10 (126)
2015– Sharks 3 (38)
2016– Kamaishi Seawaves 0 (0)
Representative team(s)
2004 Blitzbokke 2 ()

* Senior club appearances and points correct as of 19 March 2016.
† Appearances (Points).

‡ Representative team caps and points correct as of 17 May 2015.

Johan Christiaan Pietersen (born (1984-05-18)18 May 1984) is a South African rugby union footballer who currently plays as fullback for the Sharks in Super Rugby and for Kamaishi Seawaves in the Japanese Top East League.

He started his career at Western Province, playing for them in the domestic Currie Cup and Vodacom Cup competitions, as well as representing the Stormers in Super Rugby. In 2010, he joined Bayonne in France, but on 4 Nov 2011, he rejoined Western Province on a 2-year deal.[1]

After a second spell in France with Biarritz, he returned to South Africa to join Bloemfontein-based side the Free State Cheetahs in 2014.[2] After just six months, he moved to Durban to join the Sharks.[3]

He joined Japanese side Kamaishi Seawaves prior to the 2016–17 Top East League season.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pietersen signs for WP". sport24.co.za. 4 November 2011. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Gevind: Goose se opvolger" (in Afrikaans). Volksblad. 12 July 2014. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Zeilinga joins Cheetahs" (Press release). Sharks. 27 May 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 
  4. ^ 2016年釜石シーウェイブスRFC新体制及び新規加入選手・スタッフのお知らせ [2016 Kamaishi Seawaves RFC new regime and announcement of the new subscription players staff] (PDF) (Press release). Kamaishi Seawaves. 30 March 2016. Retrieved 30 March 2016.