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PERSONAL DETAILS
SURNAME van Niekerk
HEIGHT 180 cm
WEIGHT 115 Kg
BIRTH DATE 26 December 1976
BIRTH PLACE Harare, Zimbabwe
MARITIAL STATUS Single
FAVOURITE FILM Action
FAVOURITE MUSIC Any
FAVOURITE FOOD Pizza
PRIMARY SCHOOL Auckland Park Primary School
SECONDARY SCHOOL Vorentoe High School
TERTIARY EDUCATION Wits Tech, Free State Tech
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Andre van Niekerk is a bulky young hooker known for his powerful charges close to the ruck has earned a reputation as one of the toughest forwards in the country. Born in Zimbabwe, he made eight appearances for the Cats in 2001 and was chosen for the SA A tour to Europe at the end of last season. A former Lions Schools and U21s representative, he debuted for SWD in 1998 where he played Vodacom and Currie Cup for the next two seasons. He moved to the Cheetahs in 2000 but has returned to the Lions for this season. Playing Position: Hooker Club: RAU Overseas Tours: Cats 2001; SA 2001 Honours: Played for CATS, GLRU, SA A, SWD, Free State, SA Barbarians Golden Lions Vodacom Cup 2004
RUGBY CAREER
TRIES 1
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 5
 
SQUAD LIST
Lions ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2006
Lions Vodacom Cup - 2004
Cats Vodacom Super 12 - 2004
Lions ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2004
Lions ABSA Reserve Div A - 2003
Lions Bankfin Currie Cup - 2002
Golden Lions SA 'A' SA Cup - 2002
Cats Vodacom Super 12 - 2002
Golden Lions Vodacom Cup - 2002
South Africa A SA A tour to Europe - 2001
Vodacom Free State Cheetahs Bankfin Currie Cup - 2001
Cats Vodacom Super 12 - 2001
Vodacom Free State Cheetahs Bankfin Currie Cup - 2000
Vodacom Cheetahs Vodacom Cup - 2000
South Western Districts Eagles Bankfin Currie Cup - 1999
South Western Districts Eagles Vodacom Cup - 1999
South Western Districts Eagles Bankfin Currie Cup - 1998
South Western Districts Eagles Vodacom Cup - 1998
Golden Lions U/21 Bankfin Under 21 - 1997

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
Absa Under 19 Competition
Friday, September 05 2014
17:00 - EP Kings U19 vs Sharks U19
NMMU Stadium, PE
Absa Under 21 Competition
18:00 - Border U21 vs Sharks U21
BCM Stadium, East London
Absa Currie Cup Premier Division
19:10 - DHL Western Province vs EP Kings
DHL Newlands, Cape Town
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, September 06 2014
09:35 - New Zealand vs Argentina
McLean Park, Napier
Absa Under 19 Competition
11:00 - Free State U19 vs Leopards U19
Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
11:45 - Griffons U19 vs Boland U19
North West Stadium, Welkom
12:00 - Valke U19 vs SWD U19
Barnard Stadium, Kempton Park
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
12:05 - Australia vs South Africa
Patersons Stadium, Perth
2015 Community Cup Qualifying - Regional Play-Offs
12:45 - Leopards 2 (Vaal Reefs) vs Valke 2 (Brakpan)
Olen Park, Potchefstroom
Absa Under 21 Competition
13:00 - Free State U21 vs Leopards U21
Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein

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