NAME: Andre ......

POSITION: Back Row Forward

AGE: 23

HEIGHT: 188cm

WEIGHT: 110kg

BIRTH PLACE: N/A

SEEKING: For a professional rugby club contract

AVAILABILITY: Available

PASSPORTS:

South Africa

MARITAL STATUS: Single

Personal Overview

André Meyer graduated from the University of Johannesburg in 2019, completing a degree in Architecture. He intends to
do his Masters Degree once he is settled in a career. He is a hardworking, trustworthy, reliable and committed Candidate
Senior Archiectural Technologist who draws inspiration from nature, sports and the people around him. He works the best
under pressure and is always willing to push the boudaries as far as he possibily can. His experience as a rugby player has
taught him how to function in a team environment, seeking the best for the team and not the individual. Although he is
a team player, Andre has the ability to work individually and without supervision, as he is highly motivated and dedicated.
His involvement in rugby and captaining various teams has also contributed to his maturity on how to respond to conflict
and resolve differences, which is a true sign of leadership skills. This has also empowered him to face the challenges in life,
whether it may be positive or negative. Currently he is studying an Advanced Diploma in Business Management, to further
his understanding of the business environment and to be an attribute to any company not just from a “creative” perspective
but also to add value to the bottom line. 

He a South African born 22 year old rugby player. He is a very skillful player, willing to play any position for the best of the team. He is orgianlly a loose forward but dubbled up on 4 Lock in the Varsity Cup 2019 and 2020 season. He took up the role of the enforcer, he is solid on defense, likes to hit the rucks and he is a strong carrier of the ball. 

Rugby Career

2016 - 1st Team - 3rd in Nu-Power
- 1st Team - Beeldtroffee Finalist
- Valke Academy u/18 Captain

2017 - UJ Assepol League (u/21)
- UJ u/19 Captain, Pirate League Finalist
- Lions Invitational Team, Captain
- Prelimary Varsity Cup Group 2018
- UJ u/19 Player of the Year

2018 - UJ Young Guns, Captain
- UJ u/21 Captain, Pirate League
- UJ 1st Team Player
- UJ USSA’s Player
- Pre Season Varsity Cup Group 2019
- UJ u/21 Player of the Year Nominee

2019 - UJ Varsity Cup Player
- UJ 1st Team Player & Captain
- UJ USSA’s Player
- Pre Season Varsity Cup Group 2020

2020 - UJ Varsity Cup Player

Achievements:

2016 - 1st Team 3rd in NuPower
2016 - 1st Team Beeld Troffee Finalist
2017 - UJ u/19 Player of the Year
2018 - UJ u/21 Player of the year Nominee
  

Previous Clubs

  • 2017 - UJ (University of Johannesburg)

Coaching References

Coach References

Coach Peyper (Valke Coach)

083 715 6263

 

Coach R Botha (Coach 2016)

082 940 2199

 

Coach Graham (UJ Assepol, Pirates u/19 and Lions Invitational Team Head Coach 2017)

072 480 6070

 

Coach Tumi (UJ Young Guns & u/21 Head Coach 2018)

082 838 2512

 

Coach Jacob ( UJ Young Guns & u/21 Forward Coach 2018)

073 912 0631

 

Coach Skollie (UJ 1st Team & USSA’s  Head Coach 2018)

071 410 3925

 

Coach Dewey Swartbooi (UJ 1st Team, USSA’s & Varsity Cup Head Coach, 2019 & 2020)

082 225 8528 

 

Coach Denzil Frans (UJ 1st Team, USSA’s & Varsity Cup Forward Coach, 2019 & 2020)

082 333 1999

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