Rohan Janse van Rensburg rugby player
Rohan Janse van Rensburg rugby player

Rohan Janse van Rensburg

11th Sep 1994 1.85m/109kg Inside Centre

Rohan Janse van Rensburg is a South African professional rugby union player currently representing the Sharks in the United Rugby Championship. Born on 11 September 1994, his primary position on the field is inside centre.

Having started his rugby journey with the Blue Bulls, van Rensburg progressed through the ranks and excelled in various age-group teams. He achieved notable milestones such as selection for the South African Schools team in 2012 and representing the Baby Boks in the IRB Junior World Championships. In 2013, he made his senior Currie Cup debut, showcasing his talent and potential.

In the 2013/14 season, van Rensburg embarked on his professional career with the Blue Bulls, making seven appearances and scoring four tries. He then joined the Lions rugby set-up, becoming a key figure for the Golden Lions in their Currie Cup campaigns.

His performances in the 2015 Currie Cup caught attention, earning him a spot in the Lions Super Rugby squad for the 2016 season. van Rensburg made his Super Rugby debut against the Sunwolves and went on to make 15 appearances, making a significant impact as the Lions reached the Super Rugby final.

Following his standout Super Rugby season, he received a call-up to the Springbok squad, making his international debut in South Africa's last match of the 2016 season. Although they suffered a defeat, van Rensburg showcased his physical presence, powerful running, and finishing ability.

In November 2017, van Rensburg joined Sale Sharks on a short-term loan deal, making five appearances in the Premiership and leaving a mark with three tries and impactful carries. He returned to the Lions for the 2018 Super Rugby season, continuing his contributions to the team's success, reaching consecutive finals.

Impressed by his performances, Sale Sharks signed van Rensburg on a permanent basis in June 2018. Since then, he has made 35 appearances for the Premiership club, accumulating 55 points.

Renowned for his physicality and dynamic playing style, van Rensburg is recognized as one of South Africa's most exciting young talents. With his ability to make an impact on both attack and defense, he adds value to the Sharks' lineup and continues to impress with his skills on the rugby field.



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Inside Centre
2023 - present
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Inside Centre
2024 - present
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Inside Centre
2013 - 2014
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Inside Centre
2014 - 2014
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Inside Centre
2016 - 2016
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Outside Centre
2016 - 2018
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Inside Centre
2015 - 2018
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Inside Centre
2017 - 2022
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Inside Centre
2022 - 2024