Vincent Koch

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Vincent Koch
Full name Vincent Philip Koch
Date of birth (1990-03-13) 13 March 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth Empangeni, South Africa
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 118 kg (18 st 8 lb; 260 lb)
School Grantham Park Primary School,
Huguenot High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Tighthead Prop
Current team Saracens
Youth Career
2006–2008 Boland Cavaliers
2009–2010 Blue Bulls
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011–2012 UP Tuks 10 (0)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012 Blue Bulls 3 (5)
2012–2016 Pumas 51 (40)
2015–2016 Stormers 33 (35)
2016–present Saracens 0 (0)
Correct as of 23 July 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013 South Africa President's XV 2 (0)
2015 Springbok XV 1 (0)
2015–present South Africa 9 (0)
2016 South Africa 'A' 1 (0)
Correct as of 19 November 2016

Vincent Philip Koch (born 13 March 1990) is a South African rugby union player who currently plays for Saracens in the English Premiership.[1][2]

Koch regularly plays as a prop and has previously represented the Blue Bulls, UP Tuks and the Pumas.

In 2013, he was included in a South Africa President's XV team that played in the 2013 IRB Tbilisi Cup[3] and won the tournament after winning all three matches.[4]

He joined the Stormers for the 2015 Super Rugby season, but will return to the Pumas for the Currie Cup.[5][6]

South Africa 'A'[edit]

In 2016, Koch was included in a South Africa 'A' squad that played a two-match series against a touring England Saxons team.[7] He was named in the starting line-up for their first match in Bloemfontein,[8] but ended on the losing side as the visitors ran out 32–24 winners.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SA Rugby Player Profile – Vincent Koch". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 4 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Vincent Koch Scoresway Player Profile". scoresway.com. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "SA President’s XV selected for IRB Tblisi Cup". South African Rugby Union. 17 May 2013. Archived from the original on 6 June 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "SA President’s XV win Tbilisi Cup". IRB. 16 June 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "WP take another Bull to the Cape". SuperSport. 30 October 2014. Retrieved 30 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Leeus nooi nie Puma-sterre" (in Afrikaans). SupaRugby. 31 October 2014. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  7. ^ "Ackermann to coach SA ‘A’ against Saxons". South African Rugby Union. 28 May 2016. Archived from the original on 31 May 2016. Retrieved 31 May 2016. 
  8. ^ "Youth and experience for SA ‘A’ opener against Saxons". South African Rugby Union. 8 June 2016. Archived from the original on 10 June 2016. Retrieved 10 June 2016. 
  9. ^ "SA Rugby Match Centre – South Africa "A" 24-32 England Saxons". South African Rugby Union. 10 June 2016. Retrieved 10 June 2016.