Andre Snyman

Andre Snyman

Andre Snyman (born 2 February 1974 in Newcastle, South Africa) is a South African rugby union footballer. His usual position is in the centres. Snyman has earned well over thirty Test caps for the national side

Career

Snyman made his debut in 1996 against the All Blacks in Durban. Snyman joined English club Leeds Tykes for the 2003 season. During his time at Leeds he helped them win the 2004–05 Powergen Cup, in the final of which Snyman scored a try.[1] He later moved to France, signing with USA Perpignan for the 2006–07 season. However, Snyman returned to the Tykes on loan in December 2006 in order to help their National Division One campaign. He made his debut for the Tykes against Northampton, the same day England won the Rugby World Cup. He scored one of the Leeds tries in the famous Powergen Cup Final against Bath, intercepting a pass from 80 m. Snyman moved to the United States in 2011 and is helping coach the Glendale Raptors, 2011's D1 club champions.

Honours

External links

  • Andre Snyman on sporting-heroes.net
  • Andre Snyman on ercrugby.com

References