Marcel Brache #15
AG Rugby signed USA Eagle #503 Marcel Brache for the 2022 Major League Rugby season. The 34-year-old center/wing is 6’3″ and 237 lbs.
Marcel was born in Los Angeles, California, but raised in South Africa. He attended Rondebosch Boys High School and then the University of Cape Town, where he played for /UCT Ikey Tigers in 2010-2011 in the Varsity Cup.
From 2010-2013 he played with Western Province in both the Currie Cup and Vodacom Cup competitions, and in 2012 he made one Super Rugby appearance with the Stormers. His rugby journey took him to Perth, Australia in 2014, where he played for the Perth Spirit from 2014-2017. He also played for Western Force from 2014-2021, making 58 appearances. From 2015-2019 he enrolled at the University of Notre Dame Australia and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and Media, Journalism. Marcel has played with the USA Men’s National XVs TEam since his debut against Tonga at San Sebastian on November 19, 2016. He started all four matches in the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. His last of his 28 tests (27 starts) was in the 2023 RWC Americas Qualifier against Uruguay at Montevideo on October 9, 2021.
|Hometown||Cape Town, South Africa|