Chris Massyn rugby player
Chris Massyn rugby player

Chris Massyn

3rd Jun 1994 1.86m/107kg No. 8

Massyn signed for the Cheetahs on a two-year contract from Western Province.

Massyn, who normally plays flank, led the University of Stellenbosch Maties to the 2019 Varsity Cup title.

He has the rare distinction of captaining two Varsity Cup teams to the title after previously also leading the University of Pretoria Tuks.

In 2017, Tuks won the Varsity Cup under his leadership. He has also played for both the Blue Bulls and the Boland Cavaliers.

He is known for being destructive with the ball in hand and difficult to deal with at the breakdown.


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Blindside Flanker
2017 - 2018
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Openside Flanker
2017 - 2018
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Blindside Flanker
2018 - 2019
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No. 8
2019 - 2019
image (11) Free State Cheetahs
No 4 Lock
2020 - 2023
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Blindside Flanker
2019 - 2023