Morné van der Merwe

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Morné van der Merwe
Full name Morné van der Merwe
Date of birth (1973-03-28)28 March 1973
Place of birth South Africa
Date of death 18 January 2013(2013-01-18) (aged 39)
Place of death South Africa
Rugby union career
Position(s) loosehead prop
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
EP Kings
W Province

Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2001 Stormers 11 ()

Morné van der Merwe (28 March 1973 – 18 January 2013) was a South African rugby union player. His regular playing position was loosehead prop. He played for the Stormers in Super Rugby and the Eastern and Western Provinces in the Currie Cup. He also played for the Wellington Lions in New Zealand. Van der Merwe died on 18 January 2013 after a battle with brain cancer.[1][2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Former SA prop dies". Retrieved 2013-01-19. 
  2. ^ "WP Rugby mourns Morné van der Merwe". Stormers official website. Retrieved 2013-01-19. 
  3. ^ "EP Mourn The Loss Of Rugby Stalwart, Morné van der Merwe". Eastern Province official website. Retrieved 2013-01-20. 
  4. ^ "Tributes flow for former Lions prop". Retrieved 2013-01-21. 

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