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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
     
Inter Provincial Women A
Saturday, August 01 2015
15:00 - EP vs KZN
NMMU Missionvale Campus, PE
Inter Provincial Women B
15:00 - Valke vs Golden Lions
Isak Steyl Stadium
SA Schools 2015
Friday, August 07 2015
12:00 - South Africa U18 A vs Italy U18
City Park Stadium, Cape Town
14:00 - England U18 vs France U18
City Park Stadium, Cape Town
Absa Currie Cup Premier Division
15:30 - ORC Griquas vs DHL Western Province
Griqua Park, Kimberley
SA Schools 2015
16:00 - South Africa U18 vs Wales U18
City Park Stadium, Cape Town
Absa Currie Cup Premier Division
18:00 - Steval Pumas vs Cell C Sharks
Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit
Absa Under 19 Competition
Saturday, August 08 2015
00:00 - Leopards U19 vs Western Province U19
Profert Olen Park, Potch
00:00 - Eastern Province U19 vs Golden Lions U19
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, PE
00:00 - Free State U19 vs Blue Bulls U19
Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein

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