|Birth name||Rafael Pyrasch|
|Date of birth||6 August 1986|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Weight||82 kg (12 st 13 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
Pyrasch played in the 2011-2015 German championship final for Heidelberger RK, which the club won.
He made his debut for Germany against Switzerland in a friendly on 29 September 2007.
His club, DSV 78/08 Ricklingen, won the 2nd Bundesliga title in 2008-2009 and earned promotion to the Rugby-Bundesliga, now playing as DSV 78 Hannover.
Pyrasch (Staff Sergeant) got contracted by the German Army (Bundeswehr) 2010 to become a professional player in the Sports- Company to play Rugby 7s for Germany and to representing the German Army.
- German rugby union championship
- Champions: 2011-2015 15s / 7s
- Team of the Year 2011 HRK
- North-sea Cup 2012 Winners
- EPCR Cup Winners 2018
- German rugby union cup
- Winners: 2011
Rafael Pyrasch's personal statistics in club and international rugby:
|2008-09||DSV 78/08 Ricklingen||2nd Rugby-Bundesliga||15||6||0||0||0||1st — Promoted|
|2009-10||DSV 78 Hannover||Rugby-Bundesliga
|2010-2015||Heidelberger RK||17||5||25||0||0||1st — Champions|
|2011-2018||9||0||0||0||0||1st — Champions|
- As of 11 May 2012
European Nations Cup
|2008-2010||Germany||European Nations Cup First Division||5||0||6th — Relegated|
|2010–2012||Germany||European Nations Cup Division 1B||2||0||4th|
|2012–2014||Germany||European Nations Cup Division 1B||2||0||1st — Promoted|
Friendlies and other competitions
- As of 28 April 2013
- Raphael Pyrasch profile at scrum.com accessed: 17 March 2010
- Germany roster 2008 Hannover Sevens (in German) Hannover Sevens website, accessed: 2 March 2010
- Germany ready to take on world's best[permanent dead link] IRB website, published: 20 May 2009, accessed: 2 March 2010
- Raphael Pyrasch profile at totalrugby.de (in German) accessed: 17 March 2010