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Franco van den Berg

Franco van den Berg is from Johannesburg, South Africa. Throughout his school life,  Van de Berg participated in multiple sports, but his main loves were rugby and track and field. His athletic highlight was becoming the national champion in the shot put event at the 2014 South African Athletics Championship. As for rugby, he represented the provincial rugby sides in all age levels throughout and signed his first professional contract with the Blue Bulls in 2015.

Van den Berg’s rugby career highlights to date include being a Currie Cup finalist at U-19 ( 2105) and U-21 in 2017. Another highlight is being selected for the Junior Springboks which played at the Junior Rugby World Cup in Manchester, England. Yet another highlight is winning the Varsity Cup with the University of Pretoria team in 2017.

The 22-year old van den Berg graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce Law degree from the University of Pretoria and is married, with one daughter.

Position Prop
Height 6'
Weight 245 LBS
Hometown Johannesburg, ZA
DOB 31 Oct '96