PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Marcell Cornelius
SURNAME Coetzee
HEIGHT 191 cm
WEIGHT 106 Kg
BIRTH DATE 08 May 1991
BIRTH PLACE Potchefstroom
MARITIAL STATUS Married
FAVOURITE FILM Braveheart
FAVOURITE MUSIC Gospel
FAVOURITE FOOD Steak and Chips
PRIMARY SCHOOL South-Natal
SECONDARY SCHOOL Port Natal
TERTIARY EDUCATION Sharks Academy
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Marcell Coetzee, who can play anywhere in the back row, was one of the finds of the 2012 season and underlined his massive potential by playing a role in each of the 12 Tests during that season. This versatile loose forward was schooled in KwaZulu-Natal and after some impressive performances for The Sharks in the Absa Currie Cup in 2011, the young Coetzee was highly sought after by a number of other unions in South Africa. He decided to remain in Durban, excelled in Vodacom Super Rugby for The Sharks as they went all the way to the Final, and was duly selected for the Springboks. He has since established himself as one of the best loose forwards in the country.

Position: Loose Forward
Province: KwaZulu-Natal
Springbok number: 831
Test debut: 9 June 2012 vs England in Durban aged 21
Total tests: 26
Tour matches: 0
Total Springbok matches: 26
Win ratio: 17-7-2

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION Flank
PROVINCE Sharks
TRIES 27
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 135
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 26
TRIES 6
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 30
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Argentina 4 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 10
Australia 4 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 5
England 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ireland 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 5
Italy 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Zealand 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 10
Wales 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
SQUAD LIST
Cell C Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2015
South Africa Castle Lager Outgoing Tour - 2014
South Africa The Castle Lager Rugby Championship - 2014
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2014
Cell C Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2014
Cell C Sharks 2014 Super Rugby friendlies - 2014
2014 Springboks 2014 Springboks - 2014
South Africa Castle Lager Outgoing Tour - 2013
South Africa The Castle Lager Rugby Championship - 2013
The Sharks Absa Currie Cup Premier Division - 2013
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2013
Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2013
South Africa Castle Outgoing Tours - 2012
South Africa The Castle Rugby Championship - 2012
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2012
South Africa Castle Incoming Tours - 2012
Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2012
Sharks ABSA Under 21 Competition - 2011
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2011
Sharks XV Absa Currie Cup Compulsory friendlies - 2011
Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2011
Sharks XV Vodacom Cup - 2011
Sharks ABSA Under 19 Competition - 2010

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
Women's Sevens Netherlands
Friday, May 22 2015
15:48 - New Zealand vs South Africa
NRCA Stadium, Amsterdam
Vodacom Cup
17:00 - Golden Lions vs Pumas
Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg
Women's Sevens Netherlands
18:54 - Fiji vs South Africa
NRCA Stadium, Amsterdam
2015 KZN Fidelity Security Moor Cup
20:00 - SA Home Loans Durban Collegians vs Nashua Durban Crusaders
Vodacom Super Rugby
Saturday, May 23 2015
09:35 - Blues vs Hurricanes
Eden Park, Auckand
11:40 - Waratahs vs Crusaders
ANZ Stadium, Sydney
13:45 - Force vs Highlanders
nib Stadium, Perth
2015 Free State Town Challenge Cup
14:00 - Berlesell Bloemfontein Crusaders vs FNB CUT Ixias

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