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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 19 2014
15:00 - Golden Lions U19 vs Sharks U19
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
15:00 - Border U19 vs Griquas U19
BCM Stadium, East London
Absa Under 21 Competition
16:40 - Golden Lions U21 vs Sharks U21
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Absa Currie Cup First Division
17:00 - Border Bulldogs vs Leopards
BCM Stadium, East London
Inter Provincial Women A 1
19:00 - Border vs Western Province
BCM Stadium, East London
Absa Currie Cup Premier Division
19:10 - Xerox Golden Lions vs Steval Pumas
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Absa Under 19 Competition
Saturday, September 20 2014
10:45 - WP U19 vs EP Kings U19
City Park Stadium, Cape Town
11:00 - Leopards U19 vs Blue Bulls U19
Profert Olen Park, Potch
11:00 - SWD U19 vs Boland U19
Outeniqua Park, George
11:20 - Valke U19 vs Griffons U19
Barnard Stadium, Kempton Park

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