PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Willem Schalk
SURNAME Alberts
HEIGHT 192 cm
WEIGHT 120 Kg
BIRTH DATE 11 May 1984
BIRTH PLACE Pretoria
MARITIAL STATUS Married
FAVOURITE FILM Sweet and Short, Gladiator
FAVOURITE MUSIC Neil Diamond
FAVOURITE FOOD Braaivleis, Sushi
PRIMARY SCHOOL Muldersdrift Primary
SECONDARY SCHOOL Monument High Shool, Krugersdorp
TERTIARY EDUCATION University of Pretoria
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Willem Alberts was first selected for the Springboks at the end of 2010 after some stirring performances for the MTN Lions and The Sharks during 2009 and 2010. One of the most devastating defenders in the game, Alberts is comfortable at flank or No 8 and is also a great ball carrier. He has been a central member of The Sharks’ pack at Vodacom Super Rugby level since moving to Durban and starred for the Springboks at the 2011 Rugby World Cup. He was named Man of the Match in the first Test against England, in Durban in June 2012.

Position: Flank (27) Lock (2) No.8 (1)
Province: KwaZulu-Natal (previously Golden Lions)
Springbok number: 822
Test debut: 13 November 2010 vs Wales in Cardiff aged 26
Total tests: 30
Tour matches: 1
Total Springbok matches: 31
Win ratio: 22-7-1

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION Flank
PROVINCE Sharks
TRIES 37
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 185
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 30
TRIES 7
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 35
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Argentina 4 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
Australia 5 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
England 4 4 0 0 3 0 0 0 15
Fiji 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ireland 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Namibia 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Zealand 5 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
Samoa 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland 3 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 10
Wales 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
SQUAD LIST
Cell C Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2014
Cell C Sharks 2014 Super Rugby friendlies - 2014
2014 Springbok contracted players 2014 Springbok contracted players - 2014
South Africa Castle Lager Outgoing Tour - 2013
South Africa The Castle Lager Rugby Championship - 2013
The Sharks Absa Currie Cup Premier Division - 2013
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2013
Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2013
Sharks XV Vodacom Cup - 2013
South Africa Castle Outgoing Tours - 2012
South Africa The Castle Rugby Championship - 2012
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2012
South Africa Castle Incoming Tours - 2012
Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2012
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 2011
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2011
Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2011
South Africa Castle Tri-Nations - 2011
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 2010
Springboks Outgoing Tours - 2010
Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2010
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2010
Xerox Lions ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2009
Xerox Lions Absa Currie Cup Compulsory Friendlies - 2009
Xerox Golden Lions British & Irish Lions Tour - 2009
Auto & General Lions Vodacom Super 14 - 2009
Lions MTN test - 2009
Xerox Lions ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2008
Xerox Lions Absa Currie Cup Compulsory Friendlies - 2008
Auto & General Lions Vodacom Super 14 - 2008
Golden Lions XV Absa Currie Cup Compulsory Friendlies - 2007
Golden Lions ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2007
Lions Vodacom Super 14 - 2007
University of Johannesburg Fidentia National Club Championships - 2006
Golden Lions ABSA Under 21 Competition - 2005
Lions ABSA Currie Cup Qualifying Round - 2005
Golden Lions Vodacom Cup - 2005
Golden Lions ABSA U20 Competition Section A - 2004

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
Vodacom Super Rugby
Friday, April 25 2014
07:35 - Blues vs Waratahs
Eden Park, Auckland
09:40 - Brumbies vs Chiefs
GIO Stadium, Canberra
Vodacom Cup
15:00 - Blue Bulls vs Limpopo Blue Bulls
Loftus Versfeld B, Pretoria
15:00 - Valke vs Griffons
Barnard Stadium, Kempton Park
16:30 - Sharks XV vs EP Kings
Growthpoint KINGS PARK, Durban
Inter Provincial Women A
17:00 - South Western Districs vs Border
Outeniqua Park, George
Vodacom Cup
19:00 - SWD vs Western Province
Outeniqua Park, George
Vodacom Super Rugby
19:10 - Cell C Sharks vs Highlanders
Growthpoint KINGS PARK, Durban
Saturday, April 26 2014
09:35 - Hurricanes vs Reds
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
11:40 - Force vs Vodacom Bulls
NIB Stadium, Perth

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