Stephan Dippenaar

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Stephan Dippenaar
Full name Stephanus Christiaan Dippenaar
Date of birth (1988-01-03) 3 January 1988 (age 27)
Place of birth Moorreesburg, South Africa
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 94 kg (14 st 11 lb)
School Paul Roos Gymnasium
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Outside-Centre / Winger
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008–11 Blue Bulls 32 (30)
correct as of 28 March 2015.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008–11 Bulls 21 (5)
correct as of 28 March 2015.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008
2012–
S.A. Under-20
S.A. Sevens
2 (5)
correct as of 28 March 2015.

Stephan Dippenaar (born 3 January 1988) is a South African rugby union footballer. He currently represents the South Africa national sevens team in the IRB Sevens World Series.[1] Between 2008 and 2011 he played for the Bulls in Super Rugby and the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup and Vodacom Cup.

Dippenaar represented South Afica's under-19 team at the 2007 Under 19 Rugby World Championship in Ireland. In 2008, he played for South Africa's under-20 team at the Junior World Championship in Wales.[2] He made his international sevens debut for the South African sevens team in 2012 at the Wellington Sevens.[3][4]

In 2013, he was included in the squad for the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens:[5] Dippenaar was injured at the 2015 Hong Kong Sevens and was replaced by Ruhan Nel.[6][7] He had just recovered from an injury he sustained at the Gold Coast Sevens at the beginning of the series.[8]

Reference List[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.sportscentral.co.za/dippenaar-to-make-bok-7s-debut/14805/
  2. ^ "Profile: Stephan Dippenaar". RUGBY NEWS. 31 January 2012. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Dippenaar to debut for Blitzbokke". SABC. 31 January 2012. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Dippenaar to make Bok Sevens debut in Wellington". SARU. 31 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Brown to command Springbok Sevens for Mission Moscow". South African Rugby Union. 20 June 2013. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "Nel answers Blitzboks call". sarugbymag.co.za. 1 April 2015. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  7. ^ "SA Sevens lose Dippenaar to injury". planetrugby.co.uk. 1 April 2015. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  8. ^ "Dippenaar, Geduld back for Far East". sport24.co.za. 19 March 2015. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 

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