Hooker | First Team Michael Van Vuuren
DoB: 28/09/1991 Height: 187 cm Weight: 106 kg

Michael van Vuuren joined Newcastle Falcons in the summer of 2023 from South African side, Emirates Lions.

The vastly-experienced front-rower boasts Premiership experience from his time playing at Bath, Northampton Saints, Leicester Tigers and Wasps.

Representing Free State Cheetahs and Eastern Province Kings in his native South Africa, the English-qualified forward has also been with Stade Francais in the French Top14 and Ealing Trailfinders in the English Championship.

What is your favourite cheat meal?

Chocolate ice cream

What do you like to do away from rugby?

Write and relax

Where is your ideal holiday destination?


Who is your rugby hero?

Bob Skinstad

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