Robbie Coetzee
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Robbie Coetzee
Robbie Coetzee
Full nameRobin Leendert Coetzee
Date of birth (1989-05-02) 2 May 1989 (age 31)
Place of birthPretoria, South Africa
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight105 kg (16 st 7 lb; 231 lb)
SchoolHoërskool Eldoraigne
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
Youth career
2006-2007 Blue Bulls
2008-2009 Free State Cheetahs
2010 Blue Bulls
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010-2011 UP Tuks 13 (0)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012 Blue Bulls 11 (5)
2013-2019 Golden Lions XV 9 (5)
2013-2018 Golden Lions 44 (25)
2013-2019 Lions 49 (25)
Correct as of 8 September 2019

Robin Leendert Coetzee is a South African rugby union player who last played for the Lions in Super Rugby and the Golden Lions XV in the Rugby Challenge.[1] His usual position is hooker.

He also played for UP Tuks in the 2010 and 2011 Varsity Cup competitions.

He played in both legs of the Lions' promotion/relegation matches after the 2013 Super Rugby season,[2][3] which saw the Lions regain their spot in Super Rugby.

He was then included in the Lions squad for the 2014 Super Rugby season[4] and made his Super Rugby debut in a 21-20 victory over the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.[5][6] He also represented them in Super Rugby in 2015 and 2016.


  1. ^ "SA Rugby Player Profile - Robbie Coetzee". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "SA Rugby Match Centre - Southern Kings 19-26 MTN Lions". South African Rugby Union. 26 July 2013. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "SA Rugby Match Centre - MTN Lions 18-23 Southern Kings". South African Rugby Union. 3 August 2013. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "2014 Lions Super Rugby squad" (Press release). Lions. 11 February 2014. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  5. ^ "Match Centre: Cheetahs v Lions". SANZAR. 15 February 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  6. ^ "SA Rugby Match Centre - Toyota Cheetahs 20-21 Lions". South African Rugby Union. 15 February 2014. Retrieved 2016.

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