Marnus Schoeman

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Marnus Schoeman
Date of birth (1989-02-09) 9 February 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Edenvale, South Africa
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 96 kg (15 st 2 lb)
School Hoërskool Waterkloof
University University of Pretoria
Rugby union career
Position(s) Blindside Flanker
Current team Bulls / Pumas
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009 UP Tuks 1 (0)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009–2011 Blue Bulls 12 (15)
2011–2014 Griquas 65 (210)
2015–present Pumas 29 (80)
2017–present Bulls 0 (0)
Correct as of 9 October 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009 South Africa Under-20 5 (0)
Correct as of 12 June 2014

Marnus Schoeman (born 9 February 1989) is a South African rugby union footballer currently playing Super Rugby with the Bulls on loan from the Pumas. His regular playing position is openside flanker.[1]

Rugby career[edit]

He represents the Pumas in the Currie Cup and Vodacom Cup. Schoeman previously played for Griquas and the Blue Bulls. He has also played for Tuks in the Varsity Cup.

After four seasons with Griquas, Schoeman signed a two-year contract with Nelspruit-based side the Pumas from the 2015 season.[2] He was a member of the Pumas side that won the Vodacom Cup for the first time in 2015, beating Western Province 24–7 in the final.[3] Schoeman made eight appearances during the season, scoring seven tries, which included two in the semi-final win over the Golden Lions[4] and two in the final,[5] to finish the competition as the Pumas' top try scorer.

He joined the Stormers Super Rugby side on loan for the 2017 season.[6]

International[edit]

Schoeman represented South Africa U20 at the 2009 IRB Junior World Championship in Japan and made 5 appearances.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SA Rugby Player Profile – Marnus Schoeman". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 1 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "GW is Marnus kwyt: Baljagter sluit kontrak met Pumas" (in Afrikaans). Volksblad. 10 September 2014. Retrieved 1 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Steval Pumas first-time Vodacom Cup champions – Final Review". South African Rugby Union. 31 May 2015. Archived from the original on 9 June 2016. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "SA Rugby Match Centre – Xerox Golden Lions 20-43 Steval Pumas". South African Rugby Union. 22 May 2015. Retrieved 27 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "SA Rugby Match Centre – DHL Western Province 7-24 Steval Pumas". South African Rugby Union. 30 May 2015. Retrieved 27 July 2016. 
  6. ^ "Schoeman leaves on loan to Stormers" (Press release). Pumas. 3 February 2017. Archived from the original on 3 February 2017. Retrieved 3 February 2017. 

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