Franco Marais

Nationality
rsa South Africa
Position
Hooker
Height
1.84m
Weight
106kg
Current Team
The Cell C Sharks

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Another Academy player who came to the province to seek his rugby fortunate and looks destined for a big career at the Cell C Sharks. His junior achievements include age group representation for the Valke initially, and then the Cell C Sharks at Under 19, Under 21 and Vodacom Cup level. In 2012, he was selected to represent South Africa at the IRB Junior World Championship, doing his country proud and contributing to the team’s glory, winning the competition which was held in South Africa. He made his senior Sharks debut later that year, featuring in the Absa Currie Cup competition, and a year later played for UKZN in the Varsity Shield. He went on to debut in the Vodacom Super Rugby tournament in 2014 and again in 2015.