Simon Kerrod

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Simon Kerrod
Full name Simon Kerrod
Date of birth (1992-08-25) 25 August 1992 (age 25)
Height 182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 121 kg (19 st 1 lb; 267 lb)
School Pretoria Boys High
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Current team Worcester Warriors
Youth Career
2011–2012 Sharks
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013 College Rovers ()
2014 NMMU Madibaz 6 (0)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013 Sharks (Currie Cup) 2 (0)
2014–2015 Eastern Province Kings 20 (20)
2014 Border Bulldogs 1 (0)
2016–2017 Jersey Reds 35 (25)
2017–future Worcester Warriors 0 (0)
Correct as of 9 September 2017
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013 South African Barbarians 1 (0)
Correct as of 29 January 2014

Simon Kerrod (born 25 August 1992) is a South African rugby union player, currently playing with English Aviva Premiership side Worcester Warriors. His regular position is tighthead prop.

Career[edit]

He represented the Sharks Under–19 team in 2011 and their Under–21 team in 2012.

He was included in the senior squad for the 2013 Vodacom Cup competition and made his debut against Argentine side Pampas XV.[1]

Later that year, he was also included in a South African Barbarians team to face Saracens in London.[2]

He also represented College Rovers in the 2013 SARU Community Cup tournament.

He joined the Eastern Province Kings for 2014. He was selected on the bench for the Eastern Province Kings side to face Wales during a tour match during a 2014 incoming tour. He came on as a substitute for the injured Charl du Plessis shortly before half time as the Kings suffered a 12–34 defeat. However, Kerrod got his first points in a Kings shirt as he scored a try with a minute to go in the match.[3] He also scored a try in his first match for them in the 2015 Vodacom Cup, helping the side to a 27–17 victory over Eastern Cape rivals the Border Bulldogs in East London.[4]

He joined English RFU Championship side Jersey in January 2016.[5] On 21 February 2017, Kerrod makes move to the Aviva Premiership with Worcester Warriors from the 2017-18 season.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SA Rugby Match Centre – Sharks XV 46-31 ICBC Pampas XV". South African Rugby Union. 26 April 2013. Retrieved 6 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "South African Barbarians name squad for City clash". Saracens. 7 May 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "SA Rugby Match Centre – Eastern Province Kings 12-34 Wales". South African Rugby Union. 10 June 2014. Retrieved 6 December 2016. 
  4. ^ "SA Rugby Match Centre – Border Bulldogs 17-27 EP Kings". South African Rugby Union. 27 March 2015. Retrieved 6 December 2016. 
  5. ^ "New prop joins Jersey RFC squad" (Press release). Jersey RFC. 12 January 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "Worcester Warriors sign Jersey Reds prop Simon Kerrod from next season". BBC Sport. 21 February 2017. Retrieved 24 February 2017.