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Flip van der Merwe
South Africa
Full name Philip Rudolph van der Merwe
Born June 6, 1985, Potchefstroom
Current age 29 years 196 days
Major teams Barbarians, Blue Bulls, Bulls, Cheetahs, South Africa
Position Lock
Height 6 ft 6 in
Weight 257 lb
Relations Father - PR van der Merwe

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 2010-2014 35 12 23 5 1 0 0 0 24 9 2 71.42
The Rugby Championship 2010-2013 16 7 9 0 0 0 0 0 7 8 1 46.87

Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v France at Cape Town, Jun 12, 2010 match details
Last Test South Africa v Wales at Nelspruit, Jun 21, 2014 match details
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Sep 28, 2013
South Africa's Duane Vermeulen runs into James Horwill
South Africa's Duane Vermeulen runs into James Horwill
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Aug 24, 2013
South Africa's Francois Louw and Flip van der Merwe tackle Argentina's Marcelo Bosch
South Africa's Francois Louw and Flip van der Merwe tackle Argentina's Marcelo Bosch
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Jul 27, 2013
The Brumbies' Christian Leali'ifano tackles Flip van der Merwe
The Brumbies' Christian Leali'ifano tackles Flip van der Merwe
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Apr 27, 2013
The Bulls' Flip van der Merwe takes a drink
The Bulls' Flip van der Merwe takes a drink
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