Janro van Niekerk

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Janro van Niekerk
Full name Johannes Lambrechts van Niekerk
Date of birth (1982-11-05) 5 November 1982 (age 36)
Place of birth Worcester, South Africa
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 115 kg (18 st 2 lb; 254 lb)
School Paarl Boys' High School
University Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Rugby union career
Position(s) Loosehead Prop
Youth Career
2002–2003 Blue Bulls
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006–2011 Boland Cavaliers 106 (25)
2012–2014 Griquas 36 (25)
Correct as of 11 October 2014
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008 Emerging Springboks 3 (0)
Correct as of 12 June 2014

Johannes Lambrechts "Janro" van Niekerk (born 5 November 1982) is a South African rugby union footballer. His regular playing position is loosehead prop. He represented Boland Cavaliers between 2006 and 2011 and Griquas between 2012 and 2014.

After Van Niekerk's Griquas contract expired at the conclusion of the 2014 Currie Cup Premier Division, Van Niekerk moved back to Paarl to pursue a work opportunity.[1]


  1. ^ "Griekwas groet vier in stryd teen Kings" (in Afrikaans). Die Burger. 3 October 2014. Archived from the original on 16 October 2014. Retrieved 16 October 2014.

External links

  • "SA Rugby Player Profile – Janro van Niekerk". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 30 May 2016.
  • itsrugby.co.uk profile

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