Henry Immelman rugby player
Henry Immelman rugby player

Henry Immelman

26th May 1995 1.88m/88kg Fullback

South African-born utility back Henry Immelman attended Grey College in Free State and was selected to represent the Free State Cheetahs at the 2013 Craven Week and was subsequently given an Academy contract the following season.

The following year Immelman represented the Free State under-21 in the U20 Currie Cup competition. In 2015 he was selected in the CUT Ixias Varsity Cup side and made 4 appearances in the competition. That same year he was named in the Free State XV squad ahead of the Currie Cup qualifiers but failed to make an appearance in the Currie Cup after a successful campaign.

In 2016 Immelman once again was selected the CUT Ixias Varsity Cup squad and made 6 appearances in the competition. Following the conclusion of the Varsity Cup competition, Immelman was set to represent the Free State XV in the Currie Cup XV qualification but failed to make a single appearance.

Ahead of the 2016/17 season Immelman signed a contract with French club Montpellier.

He made his debut for the senior team in their Round 6 match against Brive, replacing Alexandre Dumoulin for the second half of the match. He helped his side to a 3rd place finish during the regular season.

Following 75 appearances with Montpellier, Immelman signed a deal with PRO14 side, Edinburgh in April 2021.

(LS April 29, 2021)


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