Cornal Hendricks (born 18 April 1988) is a South African rugby union player for the Bulls in Super Rugby, the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup and the Blue Bulls XV in the Rugby Challenge. His usual position is wing.
|Date of birth||18 April 1988|
|Place of birth||Paarl, South Africa|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||90 kg (200 lb; 14 st 2 lb)|
|School||Bergrivier High School, Wellington|
|Rugby union career|
He represented local team Boland Cavaliers through various underage competitions and graduated to the first team.
Cheetahs / Free State CheetahsEdit
He signed a contract with the Cheetahs to join them for the 2014 season, having previously agreed a deal with them for 2013, but failed to play for them in 2013 due to his South Africa Sevens commitments.
Stormers / Western ProvinceEdit
He returned to the Western Cape for the 2016 season, signing a two-year deal with Western Province and the Stormers. However, he was diagnosed with a serious heart condition and failed to make any appearances for them.
In December 2016, French Top 14 side Toulon announced the signing of Hendricks until the end of the 2016–17 season. However, a few weeks after announcing this deal, Toulon stated that he would not join the team after all.
Test Match RecordEdit
Pld = Games Played, W = Games Won, D = Games Drawn, L = Games Lost, Tri = Tries Scored, Con = Conversions, Pen = Penalties, DG = Drop Goals, Pts = Points Scored
|1||Wales||Durban, South Africa||Kings Park||Mid-year rugby test series||14 June 2014||Won 38-16|
|2||Wales||Nelspruit, South Africa||Mbombela Stadium||Mid-year rugby test series||21 June 2014||Won 31-30|
|3||Argentina||Salta, Argentina||Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena||2014 Rugby Championship||23 August 2014||Won 33-31|
|4||Australia||Perth, Australia||Patersons Stadium||2014 Rugby Championship||6 September 2014||Lost 23-24|
|5||New Zealand||Wellington, New Zealand||Westpac Stadium||2014 Rugby Championship||13 September 2014||Lost 10-14|
- "SA Rugby Player Profile – Cornal Hendricks". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 30 May 2016.
- "SA Rugby Match Centre – Boland Kavaliers 10-15 Vodacom FS Cheetahs". South African Rugby Union. 2 August 2008. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
- "Blitsbok Hendricks word Cheetah". Media24 (in Afrikaans). Beeld. 23 October 2013. Retrieved 23 October 2013.
- "Al die Cheetah-aanwinste". suparugby.com. 30 August 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2012.
- "Toyota Cheetahs kondig groep aan vir 2014 Vodacom SupeRugby seisoen" (Press release) (in Afrikaans). Cheetahs. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
- "Match Centre: Cheetahs v Lions". SANZAR. 15 February 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2014.
- "SA Rugby Match Centre – Toyota Cheetahs 20-21 Lions". South African Rugby Union. 15 February 2014. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
- "Bok Cornal also signs for WP". SuperSport. 15 July 2015. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
- "Bok Hendricks confident of overcoming heart condition". EyeWitness News. 30 June 2016. Retrieved 8 December 2016.
- "Cornal Hendricks vient renforcer les lignes arrières" (Press release) (in French). Toulon Rugby. 8 December 2016. Archived from the original on 8 December 2016. Retrieved 8 December 2016.
- "Cornal Hendricks ne portera pas les couleurs toulonnaises" (Press release) (in French). Toulon Rugby. 6 January 2017. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
- "Two new caps in SA squad for Gold Coast Sevens". South African Rugby Union. 4 October 2012. Archived from the original on 6 June 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2016.
- "Kyle Brown back to command Springbok Sevens for Mission Moscow". South African Rugby Union. 20 June 2013. Archived from the original on 6 June 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2016.
- "Springbok training squad for Durban camp named". South African Rugby Union. 19 May 2014. Archived from the original on 6 June 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2016.