Ruan Combrinck

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Ruan Combrinck
Full nameRuan Jacobus Combrinck
Date of birth (1990-05-10) 10 May 1990 (age 29)
Place of birthVryheid, South Africa
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight99 kg (15 st 8 lb; 218 lb)
SchoolMichaelhouse
UniversityStellenbosch University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Winger / Fullback / Centre
Current team Stade Français
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010 Western Province 1 (0)
2012–2019 Golden Lions XV 14 (41)
2012–2015 Golden Lions 29 (145)
2012–2019 Lions 72 (153)
Correct as of 8 September 2019
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2016 South Africa 7 (15)
2016 Springbok XV 1 (0)
2017 South Africa 'A' 1 (0)
Correct as of 17 April 2018

Ruan Jacobus Combrinck (born 10 May 1990) is a South African rugby union player. He plays mostly as a wing. He plays for Stade Français in the Top14 in France. He previously played for the Lions in Super Rugby, the Golden Lions and Western Province domestically and Kintetsu Liners in the Japanese Top League.

School career[edit]

Combrinck attended Michaelhouse in The Natal Midlands and played in the same first team as Springboks fly-half Patrick Lambie and scrum-half Ross Cronje

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.

References[edit]

  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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