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PERSONAL DETAILS
SURNAME Nell
HEIGHT 182 cm
WEIGHT 125 Kg
BIRTH DATE 16 April 1975
BIRTH PLACE Cape Town
MARITIAL STATUS Single
FAVOURITE FILM Braveheart
FAVOURITE MUSIC Gospel
FAVOURITE FOOD Meat
PRIMARY SCHOOL Grootfontein (Namibia)
SECONDARY SCHOOL Academia High (Namibia)
PLAYER WRITE-UP
According to other props in South African rugby, Baksteen is an apt description for this nuggety tighthead feared for his scrummaging power. Groomed by teammate Willie Meyer, and like Meyer he began his provincial rugby in a smaller rugby region of South Africa, Northern Free State. He played for the Griffons against the touring British Lions in 1997 before moving to Eastern Province in 1998 from where he was chosen for the Sharks squad for the 2000 Super 12. Nel moved to the Lions last season where he made his first appearances for the Cats. A solid performance in the Currie Cup saw him retained for this year’s campaign. Playing Position: Prop Club: Raiders; University of Johannnesburg Overseas Tours: Super 12 Honours: Played for OFS, NOFS, EPRFU, Sharks, GLRU, Cats 1996-2004 Golden Lions Bankfin Currie Cup 2002 Golden Lions Vodacom Cup 2004 Golden Lions Vodacom Cup 2005
RUGBY CAREER
TRIES 2
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 10
 
SQUAD LIST
Lions ABSA Currie Cup Qualifying Round - 2005
Golden Lions Vodacom Cup - 2005
Lions Vodacom Cup - 2004
Lions ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2004
Lions ABSA Currie Cup - Premier Div. - 2003
Cats Vodacom Super 12 - 2003
Lions Bankfin Currie Cup - 2002
Golden Lions SA 'A' SA Cup - 2002
Cats Vodacom Super 12 - 2002
Lions Bankfin Currie Cup - 2001
Cats Vodacom Super 12 - 2001
Sharks Vodacom Super 12 - 2000
Sharks Winfield Super 12 - 1999
Eastern Province Bankfin Currie Cup - 1998
Eastern Province Vodacom Cup - 1998
Griffons British & Irish Lions Tour - 1997
Northern Free State Bankfin Currie Cup - 1997

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, September 27 2014
17:00 - South Africa vs Australia
DHL Newlands, Cape Town
Saturday, October 04 2014
17:00 - South Africa vs New Zealand
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Castle Lager Outgoing Tour
Saturday, November 08 2014
19:30 - Ireland vs South Africa
Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Saturday, November 15 2014
16:30 - England vs South Africa
Twickenham, London
Saturday, November 22 2014
00:00 - Italy vs South Africa
Stadio Euganeo, Padova
Saturday, November 29 2014
16:30 - Wales vs South Africa
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
IRB Rugby World Cup
Saturday, September 19 2015
16:45 - South Africa vs Japan
Brighton Community Centre, Brighton

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