Emile van Heerden rugby player
Emile van Heerden rugby player

Emile van Heerden

8th Aug 2000 1.99m/100kg No 5 Lock

Son of former Springbok Fritz van Heerden whose Springbok career spanned over five years between 1994 and 1999 during which he played 14 Tests and participated in the 1999 Rugby World Cup.

The tall second rower has enjoyed a strong start to his career and made his SA U20 debut in April 2019.

Van Heerden was included in the Springbok U20 squad for the 2019 U20 Championship in Argentina.

May 19

Career

sa South Africa U20's
No 5 Lock
2019 - present