Martin Bezuidenhout

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Martin Bezuidenhout
Full name Martin Johannes Bezuidenhout
Date of birth (1989-08-21) 21 August 1989 (age 29)
Place of birth Orkney, South Africa
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 102 kg (225 lb)
School Orkney Primary
Klerksdorp High School
University University of Johannesburg
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
Youth Career
2005–2007 Leopards
2008–2009 Golden Lions
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009 UJ 2 (0)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010–2011 Golden Lions XV 10 (5)
2010–2013 Golden Lions 33 (5)
2011–2012 Lions 26 (15)
2013 Stormers 8 (0)
2014–2015 Griquas 42 (40)
2016–2017 Southern Kings 19 (5)
2016 Eastern Province Kings 11 (5)
Correct as of 22 April 2018

Martin Johannes Bezuidenhout (born 21 August 1989 in Orkney, South Africa) is a rugby union footballer who most recently played as a hooker with Super Rugby side the Southern Kings and Currie Cup side the Eastern Province Kings. He previously played for the Stormers in Super Rugby. In 2011–2012, he played with the Golden Lions in the Currie Cup and the Lions in Super Rugby.

He joined Griquas in 2014 on a one-year deal.[1][2] In July 2014, he extended his contract until the end of 2015.[3]

In 2016, he joined Port Elizabeth-based side the Southern Kings for the 2016 Super Rugby season.[4]

External links

  • "SA Rugby Player Profile – Martin Bezuidenhout". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  • Lions profile
  • Profile at itsrugby.co.uk

References

  1. ^ "Poubloues 2 Leeus ryker". Media24 (in Afrikaans). Volksblad. 21 January 2014. Retrieved 22 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Martin, Tian rig aandag eers op GW". Media24 (in Afrikaans). Beeld. 23 January 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Griekwas behou 4 sterre" (in Afrikaans). Volksblad. 25 July 2014. Retrieved 25 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Three more signings for the Southern Kings" (Press release). Southern Kings. 25 January 2016. Archived from the original on 1 February 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
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