Kurt Coleman (rugby union)

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Kurt Coleman
Full name Kurt Kendall Coleman
Date of birth (1990-01-29) 29 January 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth Knysna
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight 82 kg (181 lb)
School Grey High School
University University of Stellenbosch
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half
Youth Career
2008 Eastern Province Kings
2009–2011 Western Province
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011–2017 Western Province 68 (359)
2011–2017 Stormers 42 (171)
2012 SWD Eagles 4 (35)
2017–2018 Southern Kings 8 (39)
Correct as of 18 April 2018

Kurt Kendall Coleman is a South African rugby union player who last played for the Southern Kings in the Pro14.[1]

Career

He represented the Eastern Province Kings in the 2008 Craven Week, which earned him a move to Western Province. After playing for them in the Under-19 and Under-21 Currie Cup competitions, he was included in their 2011 Vodacom Cup squad, making his debut against the Golden Lions on the opening weekend.[2]

After eight appearances in that competition, he was called up into the Stormers squad for the 2011 Super Rugby season. He made his Stormers debut on 30 April 2011 against the Sharks, coming on as a substitute in the 70th minute and scoring a penalty 4 minutes later.[3] He made a further four appearances for the Stormers, including three starts.

He failed to break into the Stormers team for the 2012 Super Rugby season, instead representing Western Province in the Vodacom Cup, where he scored 44 points in 10 games.

After a short spell on loan at the SWD Eagles, he returned to Western Province for the 2012 Currie Cup Premier Division.

He also played for Maties in the 2011 Varsity Cup.

Super Rugby Statistics

As of 21 June 2015
Season Team Games Starts Sub Mins Tries Cons Pens Drops Points Yel Red
2011 Stormers 5 3 2 212 1 4 6 0 31 0 0
2012 Stormers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 Stormers 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Stormers 9 6 3 421 1 8 10 0 51 0 0
2015 Stormers 15 2 13 425 0 9 12 1 57 0 0
Total 30 11 19 1063 2 21 28 1 139 0 0

External links

  • "SA Rugby Player Profile – Kurt Coleman". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 1 June 2016. 
  • itsrugby.co.uk profile

References

  1. ^ "SA Rugby Player Profile – Kurt Coleman". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 1 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "SA Rugby Match Centre – DHL Western Province 18-18 MTN Golden Lions". South African Rugby Union. 26 February 2011. Retrieved 27 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "SA Rugby Match Centre – DHL Stormers 32-12 Sharks". South African Rugby Union. 30 April 2011. Retrieved 27 July 2016. 


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