Rhys Van Nek Van Nek rugby player
Rhys Van Nek Van Nek rugby player

Rhys Van Nek

17th Jul 1999 1.77m/108kg Loosehead Prop

A former St. George Queensland Reds Academy member, Rhys van Nek carries an impressive junior background, having represented the Queensland Schoolboys and Brisbane City Under-19’s in 2017 and 2018, before winning selection in the Australian Under-20’s side in 2019.

In November 2020, van Nek signed with the Melbourne Rebels for the 2021 Super Rugby season. Van Nek arrives in Melbourne in eye-catching form, after the front-rower led his East Tigers to a memorable Hospital Challenge premiership win in Queensland’s Premier First Grade competition, claiming the prestigious Tony Shaw Medal for the best player on the ground.

JW Nov 2020


Brisbane City Logo Brisbane City
Loosehead Prop
2019 - present
rebels Melbourne Rebels
Loosehead Prop
2020 - present
ARU Australia U20's
Loosehead Prop
2019 - 2019