Frank Herne

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Frank Herne
Date of birth (1989-10-31) 31 October 1989 (age 29)
Place of birth Ficksburg, South Africa
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 101 kg (223 lb; 15 st 13 lb)
School Grey College, Bloemfontein
University University of the Free State
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
Youth Career
2005–2010 Free State Cheetahs
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009 UFS Shimlas 2 (0)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010 Free State Cheetahs 0 (0)
2011–2012 Eastern Province Kings 39 (20)
2013–2018 Pumas 101 (195)
Correct as of 27 October 2018
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007 S.A. Schools Academy ()
2011 South African Kings 3 (0)
2013 South Africa President's XV 4 (0)
Correct as of 17 June 2013

Frank Herne (born 31 October 1989) is a South African rugby union player who last played for the Pumas in the Currie Cup and in the Rugby Challenge.[1][2]

He is a product of Grey College and featured for the South African Schools Academy side in 2007. He played in the 2009 FNB Varsity Cup for Shimlas and was part of the Free State Cheetahs squad for the 2010 Vodacom Cup.

He played for the Eastern Province Kings between 2011 and 2012, but joined the Pumas in 2013.[3]

In 2013, he was included in a South Africa President's XV team that played in the 2013 IRB Tbilisi Cup[4] and won the tournament after winning all three matches.[5]

He was a member of the Pumas side that won the Vodacom Cup for the first time in 2015, beating Western Province 24–7 in the final.[6] Herne made just one appearances during the season, coming on as a replacement in the final.[7]


  1. ^ "SA Rugby Player Profile – Frank Herne". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 30 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Frank Herne". Retrieved 27 December 2010.
  3. ^ Bester, André (10 Oct 2012). "Groot haker-skuiwe by Pumas" (in Afrikaans). SupaRugby. Retrieved 10 Oct 2012.
  4. ^ "SA President's XV selected for IRB Tblisi Cup". South African Rugby Union. 17 May 2013. Archived from the original on 6 June 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2016.
  5. ^ "SA President's XV win Tbilisi Cup". IRB. 16 June 2013. Archived from the original on 19 June 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2013.
  6. ^ "Steval Pumas first-time Vodacom Cup champions – Final Review". South African Rugby Union. 31 May 2015. Archived from the original on 9 June 2016. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  7. ^ "SA Rugby Match Centre – DHL Western Province 7-24 Steval Pumas". South African Rugby Union. 30 May 2015. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
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