Herschel Jantjies

Herschel Jantjies

Herschel Jantjies is one of the USN ambassadors. Herschel Jerome Jantjies was born 22 April 1996 in Stellenbosch. The promising young halfback. Herschell Jantjies represented Western Province at youth level while at Paul Roos Gymnasium. He went on to represent UWC in the Varsity Shield. As a result, was named on the Varsity Cup Dream Team to face the U20 Springboks in 2017.

Since then, Jantjies was also involved with both the Stormers and Western Province. In November 2017, Jantjies signed on a short-term loan with Scarlets, who had an injury crisis at the time, for their clash with the Cheetahs. He was named in the Stormers wider training squad for the 2018 Super Rugby, scoring five tries and made fifteen appearances, mostly in the starting line up.

Additionally, his form in the competition earned him a call up to the Bok alignment camp ahead of the Rugby Championship. Furthermore, Janjies made his test debut in the starting line up against the Wallabies at Ellis Park on 20 July 2019. Here also he scored two tries in a 35 – 17 victory. He became the First Springbok scrumhalf to score two tries on debut.

In March 2020 he signed a two-year contract extension with Western Province Rugby.

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Herschel Jantjies | Ultimate Rugby Players, News, Fixtures and Live Results

Herschel Jantjies – Wikipedia

 

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