Herman Mostert

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Herman Mostert
Birth name Herman Mostert
Date of birth (1969-02-13) 13 February 1969 (age 49)
Place of birth Somerset West, South Africa
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 90 kg (200 lb; 14 st)
University Stellenbosch University
Rugby union career
Position(s) wing
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1990–1992
1999–2001
Mystic River
Western Province

(–)
(–)
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
1999–2001 South Africa Sevens 18

Herman Mostert (born 13 February 1969) is a former South African rugby union player who has appeared in 18 World Rugby Sevens Series tournaments as a member of the South Africa national rugby sevens team between 1999 and 2001.

Rugby career

Club career

In college, Mostert played for Stellenbosch University as a wing. He played rugby in the United States with the Mystic River Rugby Club from 1990–1992, helping the Boston based club to the USA Rugby National Championship match in 1992. Mostert was later a member of the Western Province team which won the 2000 Currie Cup.[1][2]

International career

He made his debut for South Africa in February 1999 at the Fiji Sevens and would make appearances at Hong Kong and Paris Sevens later that year.[3] He was again named to South Africa's roster for the 1999–2000 World Sevens Series, making four more appearances for the Springboks, including the 2000 Paris Sevens[4] tournament where South Africa would fall to New Zealand 69-10 in the Cup finals.

In September 2000, he was named to the Springbok roster for the opening tournament of the 2000–01 World Sevens Series in Durban, South Africa.[5][6] Mostert would make appearances in 9 more tournaments during the 2000–01 World Sevens Series. He then played for the Springboks in the next two tournaments in that series, helping South Africa win the Plate Championship in 2000 Dubai and Bowl Championship in 2001 Wellington Sevens.[7] Later in 2001, Mostsert would go on to play for South Africa in Hong Kong,[8] Shanghai,[9] Kuala Lumpor, Tokyo, London and Cardiff, bringing the number of his World Sevens Series appearances to 18.[2]

References

  1. ^ Staff (24 January 2000). "Smal names 42-man Western Province squad". Independent Online (South Africa). Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Player Profile". Official Home of the Springboks. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  3. ^ Staff (26 February 1999). "New Caps in SA Sevens Team". Mail & Guardian. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  4. ^ Staff (19 May 2000). "South Africa names strong squad for Paris Sevens". ESPN. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  5. ^ Staff (28 September 2000). "Durban to host first leg of IRB World Sevens Series". SuperSport. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  6. ^ Staff (11 September 2000). "SA's sevens squad for World Series". News24. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  7. ^ Sapa (1 October 2000). "Fourie leads Sevens Down Under". News24. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  8. ^ Staff (15 March 2001). "South African sevens squad for Hong Kong". ESPN. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  9. ^ Staff (19 March 2001). "Olivier to captain SA seven". ESPN. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
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