Craig Barry signs three year contract

Guinness PRO14 Rugby Editor
25 July 2019

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Free State Rugby is excited to announce that Craig Barry has committed to the Toyota Cheetahs for three years.

Craig Barry

Barry in an exciting outside back who is equally comfortable on the wing or at fullback.

Barry is best known for his attacking play and is no stranger to the Toyota Cheetahs, as he has previously represented the team in nine Guinness PRO14 matches.

Barry is best known for his attacking play and rose to prominence while playing for the University of Stellenbosch Maties in the Varsity Cup. He is a member of the elite Maties hat-trick club after going over for three tries against the Central University of Technology Ixias in Bloemfontein in 2017.

Barry, who hails from the famous rugby factory, Paul Roos Gymnasium, is no stranger to the Toyota Cheetahs, as he has previously represented the team in nine Guinness PRO14 match while on a loan-deal from Western Province. Barry’s performance for the Toyota Cheetahs caught the attention of the then Stormers coach, Robbie Fleck, who recalled him to the Cape. During his brief stint at the Toyota Cheetahs during the 2017/18 season, he scored four stunning tries for the team.

Upon his return to Cape Town he went on to represented the Stormers in 10 Super Rugby matches, and also captained Western Province in the 2019 SuperSport Rugby Challenge.

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