Junior Pokomela rugby player
Junior Pokomela rugby player

Junior Pokomela

10th Dec 1996 1.90m/101kg No. 8

A talented loose forward with tonnes of potential Junior Pokomela represented South Africa Schools in 2014.

In 2015 he joined the Eastern Province Academy and went on to represent NMMU and the senior Eastern Province side the following year.

Later in 2016 he was named in the SA U20 squad for the 2016 Junior World Championship.

His impressive performances caught the eye of the Cheetahs coaching staff and he eventually signed with the side.

He was named in the Cheetahs 2017 Super Rugby squad and made his debut against the Chiefs.

He committed for a further 2 seasons with the club in March 2018.

(LS March 20, 2018)

Career

NMMU_Madibaz NMMU Madibaz
No. 8
2017 - present
image Cheetahs
No. 8
2016 - present
image Free State Cheetahs
No. 8
2017 - present
image Southern Kings
No. 8
2016 - 2017
sa South Africa U20's
No. 8
2016 - 2017