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Ruben van Heerden (born (1997-10-27)27 October 1997) is a South African rugby union player for the Sharks in Super Rugby and in the Currie Cup.[1] His regular position is lock.[2]

Ruben van Heerden
Date of birth (1997-10-27) 27 October 1997 (age 21)
Place of birthAlberton, South Africa
Height2.00 m (6 ft 6 12 in)
Weight116 kg (256 lb; 18 st 4 lb)
SchoolAfrikaanse Hoër Seunskool, Pretoria
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Current team Sharks / Sharks (Currie Cup)
Youth Career
2013–2018 Blue Bulls
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2016–2018 Blue Bulls XV 17 (15)
2017–2018 Bulls 5 (0)
2017–2018 Blue Bulls 14 (15)
2018–present Sharks (Currie Cup) 9 (0)
2019–present Sharks 13 (0)
Correct as of 3 September 2019
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2015 South Africa Schools 2 (0)
2017 South Africa Under-20 4 (10)
Correct as of 24 September 2018

He joined the Sharks on a three-year deal prior to the 2019 season.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SA Rugby Player Profile – Ruben van Heerden". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Ruben van Heerden". It's Rugby. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Ruben van Heerden Joins the Cell C Sharks" (Press release). Sharks. 18 September 2018. Retrieved 18 September 2018.