Markus Walger

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Markus Walger
Full name Markus Walger
Date of birth (1979-08-24) August 24, 1979 (age 36)
Place of birth Offenbach, Germany
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 92 kg (14 st 7 lb)
Occupation(s) Electrician
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Wing
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Germany RK Heusenstamm
correct as of 6 March 2010.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
- 2008 Germany 17
correct as of 6 March 2010.
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team Comps
Germany 7's

Markus Walger (born 24 August 1979 in Offenbach am Main)[1] is a German international rugby union player, playing for the RK Heusenstamm in the Rugby-Bundesliga and the German national rugby union team.

Walger's last game for Germany, his 17th international, was against Spain on 15 November 2008. He is the brother of Dennis Walger, also a German international.[2]

He plays rugby since he was six years old.[3]

Walger has also played for the Germany's 7's side in the past, like at the 2008 Hannover Sevens,[4] the 2006 London Sevens [5] and the World Games 2005 in Duisburg,[6] where Germany finished 8th.[7]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

  • German sevens championship
    • Champions: 2006

National team[edit]

Stats[edit]

Markus Walger's personal statistics in club and international rugby:[3]

Club[edit]

Year Club Division Games Tries Con Pen DG Place
2008-09 RK Heusenstamm Rugby-Bundesliga 16 5 0 0 0 7th
2009-10 18 7 0 0 0 8th
2010-11 15 0 0 0 0 9th
2011-12 17 2 0 0 0 10th
  • As of 29 April 2012

National team[edit]

European Nations Cup[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points Place
2006-2008 Germany European Nations Cup Second Division 3 0 Champions
2008-2010 Germany European Nations Cup First Division 1 0 6th — Relegated

Friendlies & other competitions[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points
2007 Germany Friendly 1 15
  • As of 6 March 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ Markus Walger profile at scrum.com accessed: 6 March 2010
  2. ^ TotalRugby Vorschau 1. Bundesliga - 1. Spieltag 2009/2010 (German) totalrugby.de, accessed: 19 March 2010
  3. ^ a b Markus Walger profile at totalrugby.de (German) accessed: 6 March 2010
  4. ^ Germany roster 2008 Hannover Sevens (German) Hannover Sevens website, accessed: 2 March 2010
  5. ^ Markus Walger at the Hannover Sevens website (German) accessed: 6 March 2010
  6. ^ Markus Walger at the Worldgames 2005 website, accessed: 6 March 2010
  7. ^ Rugby: Fiji assure gold medal in final seconds World Games website, accessed: 27 January 2009

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