Dwayne Pienaar

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Curriculum Vitae

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Curriculum Vitae

 

NAME: Dwayne
SURNAME: Pienaar
Date of Birth: 17 January 1995
Language: Afrikaans 1st Language + English 2nd Language
Health: Excellent

SCHOOLS
Monument High School (2011-2013)
Helpmekaar College (2009-2010)
Muldersdrift Primary (2002-2008)

SPORT ACHIEVEMENTS
Position: Loose Forward – 6 Flank (Open-Side)

2019 (AGE: 24)

  • Contracted by Major League Rugby (MLR) for Glendale Raptors in Denver, Colorado (USA)

2018 (AGE: 23)

  • Roodepoort Rugby Club 1st Team
  • Roodepoort Rugby Club – Player of the Year
  • Roodepoort Rugby Club – Players’ Player of the Year
  • Lions Club Rugby Provincial Team
  • Most tries scored by a forward in Pirates Grand Challenge Rugby League (12 tries)
  • Runner up for most tries scored in Pirates Grand Challenge Rugby League
  • Pirates Grand Challenge Rugby League Finalists for Roodepoort Rugby Club
  • Kansas State Blues 1st Team – Division 1 (USA)
  • Contracted by Major League Rugby (MLR) for Glendale Raptors in Denver, Colorado (USA)

2016 (AGE: 21)

  • Currie Cup Qualifier Golden Lions
  • Under 21 Currie Cup Golden Lions / Finalists
  • Currie Cup under 21 Champions (Under Contract)
  • University of the Witwatersrand 1st Team

2015 (AGE: 20)

  • Vodacom Cup Golden Lions
  • Vodacom Cup Limpopo Blue Bulls (Under loan from Lions)
  • Under 21 Currie Cup Golden Lions / Semi Finalists (Under Contract)
  • University of the Witwatersrand 1st Team

2014 (AGE: 19)

  • Under 19 Currie Cup Golden Lions (Under Contract)

HIGH SCHOOL – U/18

  • U/18 1st Team Rugby (Monument High School)
  • Golden Lions Winners – Macro Schools (Monument High School)
  • Craven Week Team
  • Craven Week Final – Finalists
  • Sports Honours
  • Signed Contract with Golden Lions Rugby Union (GLRU)

U/17

  • U/17 1st Team Rugby (Monument High School)
  • Golden Lions Winners – Macro Schools (Monument High School)
  • Beeld Trophy Finalists – Macro Schools (Monument High School)
  • Lions Academy Team
  • Coke Tournament Team
  • Awarded: Most Promising Player (Monument High School – 1st Team)
  • Sports Honours

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Head Boy at Monument High School (2012-2013)
  • A-Team’s Captain (2002-2006)
  • Head Boy at Muldersdrif Primary (2007-2008)
  • Played A-Team and 1st Team whole of School

CAREER

  • Received a full rugby bursary at Helpmekaar College & Monument High School

REFERENCES

  • Alwyn Hollenbach (Roodepoort Rugby Club Head Coach)
  • Gert Lindique (Rugby Director at Helpmekaar College)
  • Herkie Kruger (Lions Coach)
  • Russell Winter (Senior Forward Coach by Stormers and Western Province)
  • Bafana Nkleko (Head Coach Currie Cup Qualifier Lions Rugby Company)
  • Bart Schoeman (Lions Union Recruitment Offer)
  • André Eloff (Head Coach Limpopo Blue Bulls Vodacom Cup)
  • Coach Chris (Limpopo Blou Bulle / University of Pretoria, TUKKIES)
  • Hans Coetzee (1st Team Coach Monument & Rugby Director at Monument High School)
  • Jan van Staden (1st Team Coach Monument)
  • Nico Swartz (Former CEO of GLRU)

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