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)|
|2003–06||Free State Cheetahs||64||(80)|
|2015–||Sharks (Currie Cup)||9||(5)|
* Senior club appearances and points correct as of 23 July 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: 2007–08