Boeta Hamman

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Boeta Hamman
Full name Christo Lategan Hamman
Date of birth (1997-08-31) 31 August 1997 (age 21)
Place of birth Stilbaai, South Africa
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Weight 89 kg (196 lb; 14 st 0 lb)
School Hoër Landbouskool Oakdale, Riversdale
University University of Pretoria
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half
Youth Career
2010–2015 SWD Eagles
2016–2018 Blue Bulls
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2018 Blue Bulls XV 2 (0)
2018 Bulls 1 (0)
Correct as of 15 July 2018

Christo Lategan 'Boeta' Hamman (born (1997-08-31)31 August 1997) is a South African rugby union player who last played for the Bulls in Super Rugby, the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup and the Blue Bulls XV in the Rugby Challenge.[1] His regular position is fly-half.

Rugby career

Hamman was born in Stilbaai and attended Hoër Landbouskool Oakdale in nearby Riversdale. He represented the SWD Eagles at various age groups throughout his school career; he played for them at the Under-13 Craven Week in 2010, the Under-16 Grant Khomo Week in 2013 and the Under-18 Craven Week in 2014 and 2015.

After school, Hamman moved to Pretoria to join the Blue Bulls academy, and played for them at Under-19 level in 2016 and Under-21 level in 2017, as well as representing local university side UP Tuks in the Varsity Cup competition.

He made his first class debut in the 2018 Rugby Challenge, coming on as a replacement in their opening match of the season against the Pumas,[2] and made his first start a week later against Namibian side the Welwitschias.[3] In July 2018, he was included in the Bulls squad for their final match of the 2018 Super Rugby season against trans-Jukskei rivals the Lions,[4] and he made his Super Rugby debut by coming on as a second half replacement.[5]

References

  1. ^ "SA Rugby Player Profile – Boeta Hamman". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  2. ^ "SuperSport Rugby Challenge - Match 1, Pool Stage". South African Rugby Union. 21 April 2018. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  3. ^ "SuperSport Rugby Challenge - Match 9, Pool Stage". South African Rugby Union. 28 April 2018. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  4. ^ "New halfbacks and captain as Vodacom Bulls close out season against Emirates Lions" (Press release). Bulls. 12 July 2018. Archived from the original on 15 July 2018. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Lions 38-12 Bulls". SANZAAR. 14 July 2018. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
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