Heini Adams

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Heini Adams
Birth name Heinrich Jaco Adams
Date of birth (1980-05-29) 29 May 1980 (age 38)
Place of birth Worcester, South Africa, South Africa
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 78 kg (12 st 4 lb)
School Daniel Pienaar HTS, Uitenhage, South Africa
Occupation(s) Professional rugby union footballer
Rugby union career
Position(s) Scrum-half
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010–2016 Bordeaux 60 (45)
Correct as of 23 November 2012
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
Blue Bulls


Correct as of 23 November 2012
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2005–2010 Bulls 35 (18)
Correct as of 23 November 2012
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009 South Africa 2 0

Heini Adams (born 29 May 1980 in Worcester, South Africa) is a professional rugby union player. He currently plays for Union Bordeaux Begles in the Top 14. His first tour with the Springboks was to France, Italy, Ireland and England in the 2009 end of year rugby tests. Before moving to France, Adams played for the South African Super Rugby side the Blue Bulls. He plays at scrum-half. He is known for his anticipation in defence and quick distribution of the ball from behind the scrum.

From June 2010 until 2015, he joined Bordeaux in France, ending his international career.[1]In 2017 he joined the coaching staff of the French Barbarians to play South African A.


Blue Bulls


  1. ^ http://www.planetrugby.com/story/0,25883,3551_6195307,00.html

External links

  • from SARugby
  • From thebulls.co.za

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