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is a South Africa
The Republic of South Africa is a country in southern Africa. Located at the southern tip of Africa, it is divided into nine provinces, with of coastline on the Atlantic and Indian oceans...
n rugby union
Rugby union, often simply referred to as rugby, is a full contact team sport which originated in England in the early 19th century. One of the two codes of rugby football, it is based on running with the ball in hand...
player for Bath Rugby
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in the English Aviva Premiership.
Claassens previously played for the Free State Cheetahs
The Free State Cheetahs , currently named the Toyota Free State Cheetahs, for sponsorship reasons, are a South African rugby union team that participates in the annual Currie Cup tournament. They are governed by the Free State Rugby Union and are based at the 37,076-capacity Vodacom Park in...
and the Springboks, and plays as a scrum-half.
Errie Claassens is a South African rugby union player for Worcester Warriors in the Aviva Premiership. Claassens moved to the UK in 2005 to sign for the Rotherham Titans where he spent four seasons before moving to London Welsh in 2009...
, brother of Michael, currently plays at Fullback or Winger in the RFU Championship
The RFU Championship replaced National Division One as the second tier in the English rugby union system in September 2009. Unlike National Division One, which is semi-professional, the RFU Championship is a fully professional league.-History:...
for London Welsh.