28 October 1982 |
Kroonstad, South Africa
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||89 kg (14 st 0 lb)|
|Playing position||Scrum Half|
|Current club||Sharks / Sharks (Currie Cup)|
|2003–2006||Free State Cheetahs||64||(80)|
|2015–present||Sharks (Currie Cup)||15||(15)|
* Senior club appearances and points correct as of 9 October 2016.
Claassens previously played for the Free State Cheetahs,the Springboks and Bath Rugby in the Aviva Premiership, where he plays as a scrum-half. In February 2015, the Sharks announced the signing of Claassens at the conclusion of the 2014–15 Top 14 season.
Errie Claassens, brother of Michael, formerly played at full-back or at wing.
- Currie Cup: 2005
- European Challenge Cup: 2007–2008