Currie Cup

Young lock returns to Sharks from Italy

2017-09-20 10:00
Gideon Koegelenberg (Gallo Images)

Durban - The Sharks have announced the signing of lock Gideon Koegelenberg on a two-year contract.

In 2012, Koegelenberg enrolled at the Sharks Academy and earned one cap for the Sharks XV in 2013.

He makes a welcome return to Durban after spending the past two seasons in Italy, playing for the Zebre club.

“Gideon is a talented youngster and the time he has spent in Italy has added to his growth and development as a player. He has been training with us for a few weeks now and we are really excited to have him in our mix and to give him a run,” head coacg Robert du Preez told the Sharks’ official website.

Player Profile:

Gideon Koegelenberg
Date of Birth: November 25, 1994
Place of Birth: Wellington, South Africa
Height: 2.02m
Weight: 118kg
Position: Lock
School: Hugenote Hoerskool

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