Yaw Penxe rugby player
Yaw Penxe rugby player

Yaw Penxe

3rd Apr 1997 1.83m/85kg Left Wing

Penxe is a high-flying winger who represented Boland in two Craven Week competitions. In 2014, while attending Queens College, Penxe participated in a student exchange program that saw him attend Kirkham Grammar School in Lancashire in England. Once he finished school he moved to Port Elizabeth to join The Eastern Province Kings Academy.

He represented the EP Kings in their 2016 Currie Cup qualification series and was placed into the under 19 squad where excelled. Ahead of the 2017 season, Penxe signed a senior contract with the Southern Kings.

In 2020, he signed with the Sharks.

June 2021 saw him being named in South Africa's 46-man squad for the British and Irish Lions Tour.

(LS June 5, 2021)

Career

sharks Sharks
Left Wing
2020 - present
Natal Natal Sharks
Left Wing
2020 - present
sa South Africa
Left Wing
2021 - present
sa South Africa U20's
Left Wing
2017 - 2017
image Southern Kings
Left Wing
2017 - 2020
image Springbok Green
Right Wing
2020 - 2020