Kwagga Boucher

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Kwagga Boucher
Full name Edward William Boucher
Date of birth (1983-06-17) 17 June 1983 (age 35)
Place of birth Kroonstad, South Africa
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 110 kg (17 st 5 lb; 243 lb)
School Sarel Cilliers High School[1]
Occupation(s) Farm manager FARMCO BEE
Rugby union career
Position(s) hooker
Youth Career
2002–2004 Griffons
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006–2008 Griffons 3 (0)
2010–2011 Boland Cavaliers 2 (0)
2011–2012 Griffons 3 (0)

Eddie 'Kwagga' Boucher (born 17 June 1983 in Kroonstad) is a retired South African rugby union player. His regular position was hooker or prop. These days he is a farm manager on a wine farm at FARMCO BEE in Darling.

Early life

Boucher was born in Kroonstad on 17 June 1983 and was educated at Sarel Cilliers High School.[1]

Career

Boucher came through the youth structures at Welkom, Free State and Griffons, where he played for the U19 side in 2002. In 2006, he was named as a member of the Griffons training squad for the Vodacom Cup[citation needed] He moved to Boland Cavaliers in 2010 and was named in the 2011 Vodacom Cup squad.[1] However, he was on the fringes and struggled with injuries. He played no games for the club before moving back to Welkom in 2011. He played two games there before announcing his retirement in 2012 due to injury.

References

  1. ^ a b c "SA Rugby Player Profile – Kwagga Boucher". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 30 May 2016. 
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