Ruan Combrinck

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Ruan Combrinck
Full name Ruan Jacobus Combrinck
Date of birth (1990-05-10) 10 May 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Vryheid, South Africa
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 99 kg (15 st 8 lb; 218 lb)
School Michaelhouse
University Stellenbosch University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Winger / Fullback / Centre
Current team Lions
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010 Western Province 1 (0)
2012–2014 Young Lions 6 (15)
2012–present Golden Lions 29 (145)
2012–present Lions 47 (85)
Correct as of 6 August 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2016–present South Africa 7 (15)
2016 Springbok XV 1 (0)
Correct as of 26 November 2016

Ruan Jacobus Combrinck (born 10 May 1990) is a South African rugby union footballer. He plays mostly as a wing. He represents the Lions in Super Rugby. He previously played for Western Province and Maties.

School career[edit]

Combrinck attended Michaelhouse in Durban Midlands and played in the same first team as Springbok fly-half Patrick Lambie.

International rugby[edit]

On 28 May 2016, Combrinck was included in a 31-man South Africa squad for their three-test match series against a touring Ireland team.[1]

He made his debut as replacement for the Springboks on 18 June 2016 vs. Ireland at Emirates Park in Johannesburg. He scored a try on debut and was also Man of the Match.


  1. ^ "Squad of 31 ushers in new era of Springbok rugby". South African Rugby Union. 28 May 2016. Archived from the original on 31 May 2016. Retrieved 31 May 2016. 

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