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De Wet Barry (born 24 June 1978 in Ceres, Western Cape) is a South African former rugby union footballer who played 38 test matches for the
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(the Springboks). In 2000, Barry made his Springbok debut against Canada in East London, South Africa, East London. Barry had a reputation as a brutal defender and hard, straight running centre, this saw him become a key member of the Springbok squad in 2004. Barry captained the Stormers in the 2006 Super 14 season. Following the 2007 Currie Cup, Barry joined Harlequin F.C. of the Premiership Rugby. In July 2009 he signed up to join in the Currie Cup. In January 2012, Barry announced his retirement. Initially, Barry took up a role of defensive coach at the . However, he left at the end of 2013.


Achievements

* SANZAR u21 Championship with South Africa Under-21 1999. * Currie Cup 2000 & 2001 with Western Province (rugby team), Western Province. * 2004 Tri Nations Series, Tri Nations 2004, with South Africa.


References

1978 births Living people People from Ceres, Western Cape South African rugby union players South Africa international rugby union players South African people of Afrikaner descent South African people of British descent Stormers players Western Province (rugby team) players Rugby union centres Harlequin F.C. players Alumni of Paarl Gimnasium Eastern Province Elephants players {{SouthAfrica-rugbyunion-bio-stub