Michael Claassens

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Michael Claassens
Michael Claassens - US Oyonnax - Rugby club toulonnais, 28th September 2013.jpg
Personal information
Nickname Claasy
Born (1982-10-28) 28 October 1982 (age 33)
Kroonstad, South Africa
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 89 kg (14 st 0 lb)[1]
Relatives Errie Claassens
Club information
Playing position Scrum Half
Current club Sharks / Sharks (Currie Cup)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Pts)
2003–06 Free State Cheetahs 64 (80)
2005 Cats 9 (0)
2006–07 Cheetahs 20 (0)
2007–13 Bath 164 (155)
2013–15 Toulouse 37 (0)
2015– Sharks (Currie Cup) 9 (5)
2016– Sharks 15 (5)
Representative team(s)
2004–07 South Africa 8 (0)

* Senior club appearances and points correct as of 23 July 2016.
† Appearances (Points).

‡ Representative team caps and points correct as of 5 April 2016.

Michael Claassens (born 28 October 1982 in Kroonstad, Free State) is a South African rugby union player for the Sharks in the Southern Hemisphere Super Rugby competition.

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.[2]

Errie Claassens, brother of Michael, formerly played at full-back or at wing.

Honours[edit]

Free State Cheetahs
Bath
Toulon

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - Bath Rugby". web page. Premier Rugby. Retrieved 24 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Huge boost for Sharks" (Press release). Sharks. 9 February 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 

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