Ricardo Marussi, Rugby Academy Ireland


Ricardo Marussi

Ricardo has a great determination to achieve and has the attitude to fulfill that desire. He has a very good all-round skill set and is physical with a good understanding of the game. Having played underage provincial rugby in SA he took charge of his own pathway and joined Rugby Academy Ireland to become a professional player. Ricardo is a committed and talented player that works hard.

Nationality: South African
Born: 27 August 1999
Height: 176 cm
Weight: 82 kg
Position: Scrum Half
32 Riverside rd, Riverside estates, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 718549037

Rugby Experience

  • 2018-2019: Naas RFC (Ireland) Division 1 All Ireland League
  • 2017-2018: Wits University Johannesburg SA
  • 2016-2017: King Edward School 1st Team
  • 2015-2016: Noordvaal SA Touring team to Ireland
  • 2014-2015: King Edward School u16A
  • 2013-2014: King Edward School 15A
  • 2012-2013: King Edward School u14A
  • 2007-2012: Primary School Pecanwood College
  • Harlequins Rugby Club Pretoria
  • 2015-2016: Lions u16 Vice Captain


  • 2017: Finished Secondary School education at King Edward School
  • APEC – Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Certificate in Speed Development Level 3
  • SAQ Movement for Speed Certificate
  • SAQ Speed and Agility Certificate
  • SAQ Pre-Season Conditioning Certificate
  • Premier Sports College/SAQ Certificate in Functional Screening
  • SAFE Rugby course
  • Affiliated Referees Course IRFU
  • Stage 2 Coaching Course IRFU