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Joe van Niekerk
South Africa
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Full name Johann Christiaan van Niekerk
Born May 4, 1980, Port Elizabeth
Current age 34 years 172 days
Major teams Barbarians, Lions, Stormers, Toulon, South Africa
Position Back-row
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 238 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 2001-2010 52 34 18 50 10 0 0 0 28 24 0 53.84
IRB Rugby World Cup 2003-2003 4 4 0 15 3 0 0 0 3 1 0 75.00
The Rugby Championship 2001-2008 23 15 8 10 2 0 0 0 8 15 0 34.78

Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v New Zealand at Cape Town, Jul 21, 2001 match details
Last Test Wales v South Africa at Millennium Stadium, Jun 5, 2010 match details
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Latest Articles
Van Niekerk agrees new Toulon deal (Mar 25, 2012) Barbarians face credibility battle (Dec 4, 2011) Wales overrun by Barbarians (Jun 4, 2011) Henson included in initial World Cup squad (Jun 4, 2011) Henson "bitterly disappointed" (Jun 4, 2011) Joe van Niekerk news and articles (13) »
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May 18, 2013
Toulon's Jonny Wilkinson and Joe van Niekerk lift the Heineken Cup
Toulon's Jonny Wilkinson and Joe van Niekerk lift the Heineken Cup
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May 18, 2013
Toulon's Jonny Wilkinson and Joe van Niekerk lift the Heineken Cup
Toulon's Jonny Wilkinson and Joe van Niekerk lift the Heineken Cup
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May 26, 2012
Toulon's Christophe Samson, Jonny Wilkinson and Joe van Niekerk celebrate victory
Toulon's Christophe Samson, Jonny Wilkinson and Joe van Niekerk celebrate victory
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May 18, 2012
Toulon's Joe van Niekerk collides with Biarritz' Damien Traille
Toulon's Joe van Niekerk collides with Biarritz' Damien Traille
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