List of Germany national rugby union players

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List of Germany national rugby union players is a list of people who have played for the Germany national rugby union team. The list only includes players who have played in a Test match.

Note that the "position" column lists the position at which the player made his Test debut, not necessarily the position for which he is best known. A position in parentheses indicates that the player debuted as a substitute.

Unofficial: Pre-1927[edit]

At the 1900 Summer Olympics, Germany was represented by SC 1880 Frankfurt, with the following players being called up:[1]

Germany's International Rugby Capped Players
Number Name Position Date first cap obtained Opposition
1 Amrhein, AlbertAlbert Amrhein no. 8 1900-10-14 v France XV at Paris
2 Betting, HugoHugo Betting fly-half 1900-10-14 v France XV at Paris
3 Herrmann, JacobJacob Herrmann centre 1900-10-14 v France XV at Paris
4 Hofmeister, WillyWilly Hofmeister lock 1900-10-14 v France XV at Paris
5 Kreuzer, HermannHermann Kreuzer fullback 1900-10-14 v France XV at Paris
6 Landvoigt, ArnoldArnold Landvoigt wing 1900-10-14 v France XV at Paris
7 Latscha, HansHans Latscha prop 1900-10-14 v France XV at Paris
8 Ludwig, ErichErich Ludwig wing 1900-10-14 v France XV at Paris
9 Ludwig, RichardRichard Ludwig flanker 1900-10-14 v France XV at Paris
10 Müller, FritzFritz Müller prop 1900-10-14 v France XV at Paris
11 Poppe, EduardEduard Poppe flanker 1900-10-14 v France XV at Paris
12 Reitz, HeinrichHeinrich Reitz centre 1900-10-14 v France XV at Paris
13 Schmierer, AugustAugust Schmierer scrum-half 1900-10-14 v France XV at Paris
14 Stockhausen, AdolfAdolf Stockhausen hooker 1900-10-14 v France XV at Paris
15 Wenderoth, GeorgGeorg Wenderoth lock 1900-10-14 v France XV at Paris

Official: From 1927 onwards[edit]

The official German rugby union teams international history begun on 17 April 1927, when it played France in Paris and lost 5-30. The following players were called up for Germany since:[1]

Germany's International Rugby Capped Players
Number Name Position Date first cap obtained Opposition
Thiesies, ErwinErwin Thiesies 1934
Kemmling, HorstHorst Kemmling 1976
Kuhlmann, MarkMark Kuhlmann
Michau, FriedrichFriedrich Michau
Chaule, SebastienSebastien Chaule wing 2006-11-11 v Moldova at Chisinau
Coly, TimTim Coly hooker 2006-11-11 v Moldova at Chisinau
Eckert, LarsLars Eckert fly-half 2006-11-11 v Moldova at Chisinau
Faber, PierrePierre Faber prop 2006-11-11 v Moldova at Chisinau
Franke, MatthieuMatthieu Franke fullback 2006-11-11 v Moldova at Chisinau
Grzanna, ColinColin Grzanna centre 2006-11-11 v Moldova at Chisinau
Güngör, MustafaMustafa Güngör scrum-half 2006-11-11 v Moldova at Chisinau
Hug, ChristianChristian Hug lock 2006-11-11 v Moldova at Chisinau
Kasten, TimTim Kasten flanker 2006-11-11 v Moldova at Chisinau
Schmidt, JensJens Schmidt lock 2006-11-11 v Moldova at Chisinau
Thier, SteffenSteffen Thier no. 8 2006-11-11 v Moldova at Chisinau
van Look, GerritGerrit van Look flanker 2006-11-11 v Moldova at Chisinau
von Grumbkow, ClemensClemens von Grumbkow centre 2006-11-11 v Moldova at Chisinau
Weselek, ChristopherChristopher Weselek wing 2006-11-11 v Moldova at Chisinau
Widiker, AlexanderAlexander Widiker prop 2006-11-11 v Moldova at Chisinau
Brenner, KehomaKehoma Brenner (replacement) 2006-11-11 v Moldova at Chisinau [2]
Davies, KieronKieron Davies (replacement) 2006-11-11 v Moldova at Chisinau
Wilhelm, ManuelManuel Wilhelm (replacement) 2006-11-11 v Moldova at Chisinau
Danso, BenjaminBenjamin Danso (replacement) 2006-11-18 v Belgium at Heidelberg
Simm, BenjaminBenjamin Simm (replacement) 2006-11-18 v Belgium at Heidelberg
Krause, BenjaminBenjamin Krause 2007-02-24 v Wales Development XV at Pontypridd
Moutsinga, FranckFranck Moutsinga 2007-02-24 v Wales Development XV at Pontypridd
Fischer, SaschaSascha Fischer 2007-02-24 v Wales Development XV at Pontypridd
Mainzer, KlausKlaus Mainzer 2007-02-24 v Wales Development XV at Pontypridd
Trochowski, KrystianKrystian Trochowski 2007-02-24 v Wales Development XV at Pontypridd
Werle, SebastianSebastian Werle 2007-02-24 v Wales Development XV at Pontypridd
Kerr, MichaelMichael Kerr 2007-02-24 v Wales Development XV at Pontypridd
Parnham, ChristopherChristopher Parnham 2007-02-24 v Wales Development XV at Pontypridd
Sieber, BodoBodo Sieber lock 2007-04-21 v Ukraine at Kiev
Tekkal, TimurTimur Tekkal flanker 2007-04-21 v Ukraine at Kiev
Strauch, MartenMarten Strauch (replacement) 2007-04-21 v Ukraine at Kiev
Trick, MarcusMarcus Trick (replacement) 2007-04-21 v Ukraine at Kiev
Wiedemann, ThorstenThorsten Wiedemann 2007-09-29 v Switzerland at Frankfurt [3]
Hug, AlexanderAlexander Hug 2007-09-29 v Switzerland at Frankfurt [3]
Walger, DennisDennis Walger 2007-09-29 v Switzerland at Frankfurt [3]
Pyrasch, RaphaelRaphael Pyrasch 2007-09-29 v Switzerland at Frankfurt [3]
Baracat, ChristianChristian Baracat 2007-09-29 v Switzerland at Frankfurt [3]
Wacha, RolfRolf Wacha 2007-09-29 v Switzerland at Frankfurt [3]
Walger, MarkusMarkus Walger wing 2007-11-10 v Belgium at Brussels
Williams, SteveSteve Williams prop 2007-11-24 v Moldova at Heidelberg [4]
Pipa, AlexanderAlexander Pipa no. 8 2008-04-19 v Ukraine at Hanover
Takaendesa, EdmooreEdmoore Takaendesa fullback 2008-04-19 v Ukraine at Hanover
Goity, Juan MartinJuan Martin Goity wing 2008-11-08 v Wales Development XV at Berlin [5]
Schwarz, UdoUdo Schwarz wing 2008-11-08 v Wales Development XV at Berlin [5]
Mohr, RobertRobert Mohr no. 8 2008-11-15 v Spain at Madrid
Brierley, BenjaminBenjamin Brierley wing 2009-02-07 v Georgia at Heidelberg [6]
Poppmeier, MichaelMichael Poppmeier no. 8 2009-02-07 v Georgia at Heidelberg
Tussac, DamienDamien Tussac (replacement) 2009-02-07 v Georgia at Heidelberg
Liebig, ChristopherChristopher Liebig (replacement) 2009-02-21 v Portugal at Lisbon
Davies, DomenickDomenick Davies fullback 2009-05-02 v Russia at Hanover
Elloway, RobRob Elloway (replacement) 2009-05-02 v Russia at Hanover
Houston, JamieJamie Houston hooker 2009-12-12 v Hong Kong at Heidelberg [7]
Ulrich, BenjaminBenjamin Ulrich centre 2009-12-12 v Hong Kong at Heidelberg [7]
Buckman, AnjoAnjo Buckman (replacement) 2009-12-12 v Hong Kong at Heidelberg [7]
Hackl, RaphaelRaphael Hackl (replacement) 2009-12-12 v Hong Kong at Heidelberg [7]
Hauck, AlexanderAlexander Hauck (replacement) 2009-12-12 v Hong Kong at Heidelberg [7]
Preussner, DanielDaniel Preussner (replacement) 2009-12-12 v Hong Kong at Heidelberg [7]
Schliwa, PatrickPatrick Schliwa (replacement) 2009-12-12 v Hong Kong at Heidelberg [7]
Sztyndera, MarkMark Sztyndera (replacement) 2009-12-12 v Hong Kong at Heidelberg [7]
Didebashvili, ShalvaShalva Didebashvili flanker 2010-02-06 v Georgia at Tbilisi
Franke, GuillaumeGuillaume Franke fly-half 2010-02-06 v Georgia at Tbilisi
Hinds-Johnson, LukasLukas Hinds-Johnson lock 2010-02-06 v Georgia at Tbilisi
Liebig, SteffenSteffen Liebig fullback 2010-02-06 v Georgia at Tbilisi
Rosenthal, LukasLukas Rosenthal no. 8 2010-02-06 v Georgia at Tbilisi
Metz, AlexanderAlexander Metz flanker 2010-02-13 v Romania at Constanta [8]
Heimpel, FabianFabian Heimpel fly-half 2010-02-27 v Portugal at Heusenstamm [9]
Pagnon, GillesGilles Pagnon centre 2010-03-13 v Russia at Sochi [10]
Keinhorst, JamesJames Keinhorst wing 2010-11-20 v Poland at Frankfurt
Zeiler, ArthurArthur Zeiler prop 2010-11-20 v Poland at Frankfurt
Menzel, TimTim Menzel (replacement) 2010-11-20 v Poland at Frankfurt
Wetzel, SvenSven Wetzel (replacement) 2010-11-20 v Poland at Frankfurt
Henderson, SamSam Henderson flanker 2010-11-27 v Netherlands at Amsterdam
Kanning, NicoNico Kanning (replacement) 2010-11-27 v Netherlands at Amsterdam
Himmer, BastianBastian Himmer wing 2010-12-11 v Hong Kong at Heidelberg
Läpple, JannisJannis Läpple (replacement) 2010-12-11 v Hong Kong at Heidelberg
Armitage, DanielDaniel Armitage lock 2011-03-12 v Czech Republic at Heidelberg
Jordaan, PieterPieter Jordaan centre 2011-03-19 v Belgium at Brussels
Valette, GillesGilles Valette hooker 2011-04-02 v Moldova at Chişinău
Bayer, FelixFelix Bayer prop 2011-04-02 v Moldova at Chişinău

Notes[edit]

  • ^[1] Scrum.com, the main source for this list, lists Germany games from the Moldova game in November 2006 onwards and ignores all debuts made before that date. Players not individually referenced may have had their debuts before November 2006.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Die Gründerjahre des deutschen Rugbysports (German) DRV website - Foundation years, accessed: 25 February 2010
  2. ^ Moldova - Germany (German) totalrugby.de, published: 11 November 2006, accessed: 27 February 2010
  3. ^ a b c d e f Dennis Walger, Thorsten Wiedemann, Raphael Pyrasch, Rolf Wacha, Christian Baracat and Alexander Hug all made their debut in Germany's game against Switzerland on 29 September 2007.
  4. ^ Germany - Moldavia (German) totalrugby.de, published: 24 November 2007, accessed: 26 February 2010
  5. ^ a b Deutsche Aufstellung für Spiel gegen Wales Amateure (German) Rugby-Journal, published: 8 November 2008, accessed: 25 February 2010
  6. ^ Germany - Georgia (German) totalrugby.de, published: 7 February 2009, accessed: 27 February 2010
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h Deutschland besiegt Hongkong mit 24:14 (16:0) (German) Rugby-Journal, published: 12 December 2009, accessed: 25 February 2010
  8. ^ Rumänien gegen Deutschland in Constanza (German) Rugby-Journal, published: 11 February 2010, accessed: 25 February 2010
  9. ^ Kader für EM-Spiel gegen Portugal nominiert (German) Rugby-Journal, published: 19 February 2010, accessed: 25 February 2010
  10. ^ EM-Division 1: DRV-Kader für Spiel in Russland (German) Rugby-Journal, published: 4 March 2010, accessed: 14 March 2010

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