Rugby Tens

Thinus Van Zyl

Thinus van Zyl is a 10’s, 7’s, and 15’s player from South Africa with 15 years of rugby experience.

Van Zyl, with an impressive school rugby career competed in Provincial youth weeks like The Grant Khomo Week U16 and Boland Craven Week U18. Whilst showing great leadership skills, van Zyl was a natural fit to captain his High School’s First Team in 2017-2018. He also attended the Dubai Sevens Boland Peregrine in 2017 and 2018.

After School, he attended Stellenbosch Academy of Sport (SAS 7’s). Then went on to attend numerous events, including the Tigers in 2019, The Hong Kong Tens, Pathway 404, Atlanta, Georgia, USA 2019, and no newcomer to 10’s-a-side, as he was part of the winning team, The SX10’s at the World Tens Series in Bermuda 2020.

He is currently studying at Stellenbosch University where he plays for the Maties Rugby Club.