Joe van Zyl rugby player
Joe van Zyl rugby player

Joe van Zyl

21st Jan 1999 1.86m/110kg Hooker

Joe van Zyl, born on 21 January 1999, is a talented South African rugby union player who currently plays as a hooker for the Bulls in Super Rugby.

Van Zyl's professional career began with his inclusion in the Bulls squad for Round 2 of the Super Rugby Unlocked competition. He made his debut in that game, coming off the bench and making an immediate impact by scoring a try in the 79th minute. Despite his efforts, the Bulls suffered a narrow 19-17 defeat to the Cheetahs.

Throughout his career, van Zyl has achieved notable honors. In 2020, he was part of the Bulls squad that claimed the Super Rugby Unlocked championship, showcasing his contribution to the team's success. He continued to build on his achievements in the following year, as he played a role in the Bulls' Currie Cup triumph in 2021.

Van Zyl possesses a height of 1.84 meters (6 feet 1/2 inch) and a weight of 105 kilograms (231 pounds), making him a solid presence on the field. His skills as a hooker and his commitment to the game have helped him establish himself as a promising player within South African rugby.

Before his professional career, van Zyl attended Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool, a renowned South African school known for its rugby program. It was during his time at this school that he honed his skills and laid the foundation for his future success in the sport.

As van Zyl continues to make strides in his rugby career, representing the Bulls in Super Rugby, fans and teammates alike can look forward to witnessing his development and contributions to the team's ongoing success.



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