Rohan Kitshoff

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Rohan Kitshoff
Rohan Kitshoff 2015 RWC.jpg
Date of birth (1985-09-13) 13 September 1985 (age 33)
Place of birthWindhoek, South-West Africa
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight98 kg (216 lb; 15 st 6 lb)
SchoolHTS Drostdy, Worcester
UniversityCape Peninsula University of Technology
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Current team Welwitschias
Youth Career
2001–2003 Boland Cavaliers
2006 Western Province
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2015 Durbanville-Bellville 6 (20)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006–2007 Western Province 0 (0)
2007–2010 Griquas 59 (60)
2011–2012 Western Province 15 (35)
2012–2013 Bordeaux 8 (0)
2013–2014 Stormers 2 (0)
2013–2014 Western Province 18 (30)
2016–present Welwitschias 24 (20)
Correct as of 26 June 2018
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010–present Namibia 42 (110)
Correct as of 16 November 2018

Rohan Kitshoff (born 13 September 1985) is a Namibian rugby union player, currently playing with Western Province Premier League club side Durbanville-Bellville.[1] His regular position is flanker.

Career[edit]

He played youth rugby for Boland Cavaliers before joining Western Province. He left them without making a first class appearance however and joined Griquas in 2007, where he became a regular.

In 2011, he returned to Western Province to play Vodacom Cup rugby for them, as well as making five Currie Cup appearances. He was the joint top try scorer in the 2012 Vodacom Cup, scoring seven tries.[2]

He joined French Top 14 team Bordeaux for the 2012–13 Top 14 season,[3] but returned to South Africa to play for Western Province once again.[4] A few weeks later, he was also included in the Stormers' team against the Reds during the 2013 Super Rugby season.[5]

Durbanville-Bellville[edit]

In 2015, he joined Western Province club side Durbanville-Bellville and was a member of the squad that won the 2015 SARU Community Cup competition, scoring four tries in six appearances in the competition.[6]

International[edit]

He competed with Namibia at the 2011 Rugby World Cup where he played in four matches. He made his international debut in 2010.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SA Rugby Player Profile – Rohan Kitshoff". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 2 June 2016.
  2. ^ "SA Rugby Try Scorers – 2012 Vodacom Cup". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  3. ^ "WP's Kitshoff off to France". Sport24. 9 May 2012. Retrieved 2 May 2013.
  4. ^ "DHL WP set for quarterfinal challenge". Baydu Adams. 2 May 2013. Archived from the original on 5 May 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2013.
  5. ^ "DHL Stormers forced to change". Stormers. 22 May 2013. Retrieved 22 May 2013.
  6. ^ "Durbell win first Cell C Community Cup title". South African Rugby Union. 6 April 2015. Retrieved 7 April 2015.
  7. ^ "ESPN Scrum Player Profile Rohan Kitshoff". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 2 May 2013.