Philip van der Walt rugby player
Philip van der Walt rugby player

Philip van der Walt

14th Jul 1989 1.94m/105kg No. 8

Philip Van Der Walt made his debut for the Cheetahs in 2010 and went on to player SUper Rugby and Currie Cup for the Cheetahs. After catching the eye of Biarritz, Van Der Walt left the Cheetahs to play in France in 2014.

At the end of 2015 Van Der Walt returned to South Africa and joined the Sharks and has since played Super Rugby and Currie Cup.

Ahead of the 2017 Super Rugby season van der Walt has made 60 Super Rugby appearances and has scored 5 tries.

van der Walt lead the Sharks during the 2017 Super Rugby season in the absence of Pat Lambie, the flanker finished the regular season with the highest number of tackles.

He played in 13 of the Sharks 16 Super Rugby matches and linked up with Japanese Canon Eagles, missing the 2017 Currie Cup season.

In July 2019, he signed a three-year deal with Newcastle Falcons.

Career

newcastle-falcons Newcastle Falcons
Blindside Flanker
2019 - present
image Cheetahs
Openside Flanker
2010 - 2014
image Free State Cheetahs
Openside Flanker
2010 - 2014
bb Blue Bulls
Openside Flanker
2014 - 2015
Natal Natal Sharks
Openside Flanker
2015 - 2017
canon eagles Canon Eagles
Blindside Flanker
2017 - 2018
sharks Sharks
Openside Flanker
2016 - 2019