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Zane Kirchner

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Born16/06/1984 (34)
Place of BirthGeorge
Height186cm / 6' 1"
Weight94kg / 14st 11lbs
Clubs Bristol Bears
Honours Emerging Springboks, South Africa
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Dragons added valuable International experience during the summer of 2017 with the signing of Springbok Zane Kirchner.

The vastly skilled and knowledgeable player joined up with the Men of Gwent following four seasons at fellow Guinness PRO14 club Leinster Rugby. 

Kirchner has over 30 Springbok test caps having played fullback, wing and centre at the highest level. He previously has played for the Bulls in Super Rugby and the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup. During his five years with the Blue Bulls, Kirchner made 64 Currie Cup appearances whilst scoring 64 points. He made his debut for the Bulls in Super Rugby in 2008 making 81 appearances and scoring 105 points.

The versatile player won the Currie Cup in 2009 with the Blue Bulls as well as the Super Rugby title in 2009 and 2010 with the Bulls. As well as going on to win the Guinness PRO12 final in 2013/14 with Leinster where he scored two tries.

Playing Record

Season P W D L T C P Dg Pts

2017/2018 13 2 1 10 1 8 1 0 24

Matches Played In 2017/2018

Date Opponent Pos T C P DG Pts
02/09/2017 Leinster FB 0 0 0 0 0
08/09/2017 Edinburgh Rugby FB 0 0 0 0 0
15/09/2017 Connacht FB 0 0 0 0 0
27/01/2018 Saracens FH 0 3 0 0 6
02/02/2018 Worcester Warriors FH 1 4 0 0 13
09/02/2018 Glasgow Warriors FH 0 1 1 0 5
18/02/2018 Benetton Rugby Treviso FH 0 0 0 0 0
23/02/2018 Edinburgh Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0
02/03/2018 Southern Kings FB 0 0 0 0 0
23/03/2018 Cheetahs FB 0 0 0 0 0
07/04/2018 Benetton Rugby Treviso FB 0 0 0 0 0
14/04/2018 Zebre Rugby FB 0 0 0 0 0
28/04/2018 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0
2018/2019 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0

Matches Played In 2018/2019

Date Opponent Pos T C P DG Pts
13/10/2018 RCM Timisoara Saracens FB 0 0 0 0 0
19/10/2018 Northampton Saints WI 0 0 0 0 0
26/10/2018 Ulster Rep 0 0 0 0 0
 
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