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Tuesday, 21 August 2012 14:30

Rugby: Glenwood's Morne Joubert Player of Tournament @lantic 7's


16-year old Morné Joubert was named the Player of the Tournament at the @lantic 7’s tournament which was held at Glenwood, Saturday, 18 August 2012.

Atlantic 7s 012 2Morné is a fast pacing agile and skillful player, playing full back and outside centre for the Glenwood U16 A team. He was lucky enough to play for the green machine this year, his first cap was a few minutes as inside centre against Affies and a full game against Maritzburg College, playing full back.

Morné is currently participating in the trials for the KZN 7’s team. The following Glenwood boys are in the trails squad: D. Coulson, M. Joubert, U. Makasi, M. Mkhabela, N. Marwana, N. Mcuma, C. Swart and C. Vermaak

NAME: Morné Joubert

Age: 16

Position – U16A full back / outside centre

7’s – scrumhalf / flyhalf / centre and wing

1st XV – against Affies inside centre , against Maritzburg College Full Back

Ultimate goal in rugby – to become a professional rugby player

Role model – My dad

Sporting hero – Francois Hougaard

What has been your greatest rugby related achievement? Being selected for U16 Grant Khomo and wearing the 1st XV green jersey

Your most memorable game? Playing for the 1st XV against Maritzburg College

What are your strengths on the field? A lot of skill and speed / agility

Do you have any pre-match rituals? I practice goal kicking and touch kicks. I will always pray before a match.

Sporting achievements:

U13        -              Played Blue Bulls Club rugby, AVS Bokkie Week and winning the Bonde day

U14        -              played A-team rugby for Glenwood High School

U15        -              played A- team rugby for Glenwood High School

U16        -              played A-team rugby for Glenwood High School. U16 Grant Khomo.

Open     -              2 caps for the 1st XV at age 16. Glenwood 7’s team. Player of the tournament at the @lantic 7’s tournament.

Other sporting achievements – Inter-house athletics 1st in 200 m and 2nd in 400 m.

KZN Athletics Trials – 2nd in 200 m

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