Willem Alberts

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Man Of The Match (And Tackle)

Alberts made his professional debut for the Golden Lions in 2007. He moved to the Sharks in 2010. Known for his punishing runs and his rock solid defence, he's created a name for himself as a colossal tackler and crowd favorite. During the 2010 Currie Cup Semi-Final against the Vodacom Blue Bulls Alberts was awarded "Man of the Match" after he put in a solid performance consisting of 21 ball carries gaining 144 metres. After a string of monumental performances for the Sharks he was named to the Springbok squad ahead of the 2010 Northern Hemisphere Grand Slam Tour. During this tour, he came on off the bench and scored a try three times in three matches against Wales, Scotland and England.
 

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Willem’s Vitals

Nationality: Ico-southafricaSouth Africa
Date of Birth: May 11, 1984
Hometown: Pretoria, South Africa

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Notable Performance

Sharks leading tackler in their 2011 Super Rugby campaign