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Carl August Wegner is a South African rugby union player for Toyota Verblitz in the Japanese Top League.[1] His usual position is lock.

Carl Wegner
Full nameCarl August Wegner
Date of birth (1991-02-07) 7 February 1991 (age 28)
Place of birthFicksburg, South Africa
Height2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
Weight117 kg (18 st 6 lb; 258 lb)
SchoolGrey College
UniversityCentral University of Technology
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Current team Toyota Verblitz
Youth Career
2009–2012 Free State Cheetahs
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012 CUT Ixias 6 (0)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012 Free State Cheetahs 5 (0)
2012–2014 Stade Français 10 (0)
2014–2018 Cheetahs 54 (15)
2014–2017 Free State Cheetahs 13 (0)
2016 Free State XV 3 (5)
2018–present Toyota Verblitz 14 (5)
Correct as of 2 February 2019
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009 S.A. Schools
2011 South Africa Under-20 2 (0)
Correct as of 22 April 2018

He joined French Top 14 team Stade Français at the end of 2012,[2] but returned to Bloemfontein at the end of the 2013–14 Top 14 season to rejoin the Free State Cheetahs on a deal until the end of 2015.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SA Rugby Player Profile – Carl Wegner". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 30 May 2016.
  2. ^ "VS se Wegner 4de slot wat pad na Europa vat". Beeld (in Afrikaans). Media24. 30 October 2012. Retrieved 30 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Wegner terug; Ferreira oorsee" (in Afrikaans). Volksblad. 13 May 2014. Retrieved 14 May 2014.