Frikkie Spies

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Frikkie Spies
Full name Frederik Albertus Spies
Date of birth (1985-02-08) 8 February 1985 (age 33)
Place of birth Odendaalsrus, South Africa
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 120 kg (18 st 13 lb; 265 lb)
School Afrikaans High, Kroonstad
University University of the Free State
Occupation(s) Teacher at Macau Anglican College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Youth Career
2004–2006 Golden Lions
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2005 Golden Lions 1 (0)
2006 Free State Cheetahs 6 (0)
2007 Golden Lions 6 (0)
2008–2009 Boland Cavaliers 22 (0)
2010–2012 Griquas 36 (20)
2012–2013 Tarbes 16 (10)
2013–2014 Périgueux 17 (5)
2014–2015 Pumas 11 (10)
Correct as of 31 May 2015

Frederik Albertus Spies (born 8 February 1985 in Odendaalsrus, South Africa) is a South African rugby union footballer. His regular playing position is lock.

Rugby career

He currently plays for the Pumas in the Currie Cup, having previously played for the Golden Lions, Free State Cheetahs, Boland Cavaliers, Griquas and then had two seasons in France with Pro D2 side Tarbes in 2012–13[1] and Fédérale 1 side Périgueux in 2013–14.

He returned to South Africa to join the Pumas on a two-year contract prior to the 2014 Currie Cup Premier Division season.[2] 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.[3] Spies made three appearances during the season, scoring one try.

External links

  • "SA Rugby Player Profile – Frikkie Spies". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 30 May 2016.
  • itsrugby.co.uk profile

References

  1. ^ "L'USC a-t-elle le banc de ses ambitions?" (in French). La Dépêche. 17 Sep 2012. Retrieved 17 Sep 2012.
  2. ^ "Skerp Spies vir Pumas" (in Afrikaans). SupaRugby. 27 May 2014. Retrieved 27 May 2014.
  3. ^ "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.


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