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Pedrie Wannenburg was a South African rugby union player. He last coached for Austin Elite Rugby in North American Major League Rugby. He played for Austin in 2018, Denver Stampede in the now-defunct PRO Rugby League of North America, and Castres Olympique for two seasons, after two years with Irish club Ulster.
He also represented the South African Bulls in the southern hemisphere Super 14 competition, in a team-record consecutive run of 99 matches, spanning seasons 2002 to 2010 with a total of 106 matches for them. Wannenburg signed to the Denver Stampede in early 2016 and captained the team.
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Occupation||Former rugby player|
Pedrie Johannes Wannenburg was born on January 2, 1981, until his death on 22 April 2022 at age 41. Wannenburg was born and raised in Nelspruit now Mbombela in South Africa.
Rugby union career
Pedrie Wannenburg made his provincial debut in 2001 against the Golden Lions. In 2002 Wannenburg made his Super Rugby debut against the ACT Brumbies. Wannenburg was the first player to play 100 games for the Blue Bulls and also 99 consecutive games for the Bulls. He won three Super Rugby titles with the Bulls in 2007, 2009 and 2010, as well as five Currie Cups, and became their most capped player with 114 Super Rugby appearances.
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In June 2010, Pedrie Wannenburg decided to take on a new challenge with Ulster in Ireland competing in the Heineken Cup and Pro12. He played in Ulster’s 2012 Heineken Cup Final defeat to Leinster. He left Ulster at the end of the 2011–2012 season and signed a two-year contract with French side Castres.
In November 2002, Wannenburg made his first test appearance for the Springboks against France. He narrowly missed selection to the victorious South Africa squad for the 2007 Rugby World Cup. He had 20 caps for the Springboks.
Cause of death
Pedrie Wannenburg’s cause of death happened on 22 April 2022 in Houston, Texas, US, after his car was struck while at an intersection by a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old who was trying to evade a police stop. His wife and children were all in the car at the time. His son sustained life-threatening injuries.
Pedrie Wannenburg was married to his wife Evette. His wife is a private person and they had two children together. However, following problems with drugs and alcohol in South Africa, Wannenburg became a Christian. During his time with Ulster, he attended church in Belfast with his fellow South Africans and Ulster team-mates Johann Muller and Ruan Pienaar. Also while at Ulster he got married with Evette and became a father for the first time of one girl Isabelle, and in 2013 became father of a boy, François.
Pedrie Wannenburg net worth
How much was Pedrie Wannenburg worth? Pedrie Wannenburg net worth was estimated at around $4 million. His main source of income was from his career as a former rugby player. Wannenburg successful career earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. He was one of the richest and influential rugby players in South Africa.
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