Torsten van Jaarsveld rugby player
Torsten van Jaarsveld rugby player

Torsten van Jaarsveld

30th Jun 1987 1.75m/106kg Hooker

Rugby World Cup 2023 Match Preview: Uruguay v Namibia

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Namibia make their final appearance of Rugby World Cup 2023 at the OL Stadium on Wednesday, still looking for the overdue win to end their tournament losing streak. It has been a far-from easy tournament...

Coetzee rings the changes - Namibia name team to play Uruguay

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Namibia head coach Allister Coetzee has named his match-day 23 to play Uruguay in Lyon on Wednesday, with seven changes to his starting XV from their last game against France. Prop Johan Coetzee and wing...

Match Day Programme: New Zealand v Namibia

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand are currently on a two game losing streak, after suffering crushing defeats to the Springboks in a world cup warm-up game and to hosts France on opening day. The All Blacks will face a spirited...

Namibia make three changes - Coetzee names team to play New Zealand

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Alister Coetzee has named his squad to face New Zealand in Stadium de Toulouse on Friday, bringing in prop Jason Benade, flanker Prince Gaoseb and centre Le Roux Malan to his starting XV. 1...

Match Preview: All Blacks out for blood vs Namibia?

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand are likely to take their Rugby World Cup frustrations out on Namibia in Friday night’s Pool A mismatch in Toulouse. The All Blacks made a totally unfamiliar losing start to the tournament...

Italy defeat Namibia 52-8 in Pool A

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

taly secured a 52-8 bonus-point win against Pool A opponents Namibia at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in Saint-Étienne on Saturday. Back-row forward Lorenzo Cannone scored the first of their seven...

Coetzee goes for experience: Namibia announce squad to play Italy

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Allister Coetzee has named 12 players in his match-day squad from RWC 2019, with nine running out for their third tournament appearance since 2015. They have two of their three try-scorers...

Allister Coetzee names Namibia squad for Rugby World Cup 2023

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has named former Wallaby flank Richard Hardwick in the Namibia squad for this year’s Rugby World Cup. Melbourne Rebels forward Hardwick was born in Windhoek,...

All Blacks and Fiji climb World Rugby Men’s Rankings

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand successfully retained the Rugby Championship title, and with it the Bledisloe Cup for at least another year, following a comprehensive 38-7 victory over Australia in Melbourne on Saturday. It...

Five Tier 2 players to watch at the Rugby World Cup - Pool B

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is fast approaching and as we continue to build to what will be the most closely fought World Cup to date, we have picked out five Tier two players to keep an eye on in Japan.     Have...