Steffen Liebig

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Steffen Liebig
Birth nameSteffen Liebig
Date of birth (1989-06-30) 30 June 1989 (age 30)
Height1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight95 kg (14 st 13 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing
Senior career
YearsTeamApps(Points)
Flag of Germany.svg HRK ()
National team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2010 - presentFlag of Germany.svg  Germany 26 (30)
Correct as of 27 August 2018

Steffen Liebig (born 30 June 1989) [1] is a German international rugby union player, playing for the Heidelberger RK in the Rugby-Bundesliga and the German national rugby union team.

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Liebig played in the 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 German championship final for Heidelberger RK, losing the first one and winning the following three. He was one of four try scorers for HRK in the high-scoring 2010 final and also scored a try in the 2012 game.

He plays rugby since 1993. [2] His brother, Christopher Liebig, is also a German international. [3]

He made his debut for Germany against Georgia on 6 February 2010. [1]

He was part of a group of German players which were sent to South Africa in 2009 to improve their rugby skills at the Sharks Academy as part of the Wild Rugby Academy program. [4]

Honours

Club

Stats

Steffen Liebig's personal statistics in club and international rugby: [2]

Club

YearClubDivisionGamesTriesConPenDGPlace
2008-09 Heidelberger RK Rugby-Bundesliga 1071002nd Runners-up
2009-10 1550003rd Champions
2010-11 171142201st Champions
2011-12 131111001st Champions

National team

European Nations Cup

YearTeamCompetitionGamesPoints Place
2008–2010 Germany European Nations Cup First Division106th Relegated
2010–2012 Germany European Nations Cup Division 1B2104th
2012–2014 GermanyEuropean Nations Cup Division 1B30ongoing

Friendlies & other competitions

YearTeamCompetitionGamesPoints
2010GermanyFriendly10
  • As of 28 April 2013

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References

  1. 1 2 Steffen Liebig profile at scrum.com accessed: 24 March 2010
  2. 1 2 Steffen Liebig profile at totalrugby.de (in German) accessed: 24 March 2010
  3. TotalRugby Vorschau - Meisterschaftsfinale (in German) totalrugby.de, published: 22 May 2009, accessed: 24 March 2010
  4. Sechs Talente zum Lernen nach Südafrika (in German) totalrugby.de, published: 20 February 2009, accessed: 23 March 2010