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Nizaam Carr

Carr in the lead for Durban

Nizaam Carr will lead the DHL Stormers into action for the first time, as the 2015 SA Conference winners face up to the Sharks in both teams’ final Vodacom Super Rugby league match of the season in Durban on Saturday (kick-off 19h10). Carr will line up at No.8 in a[…]

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Nizaam’s Twitter account hacked

Rugby star Nizaam Carr has fallen victim to a disturbed hacker, who posted a string of tweets from his Twitter account expressing his support for the Islamic State on Wednesday. DHL Stormers immediately announced that his Twitter account @NizaamCarr08 had been hacked and was shut down with immediate effect. The[…]

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Nizaam Carr gets new wheels

With speed and agility on the rugby field, Springbok Nizaam Carr, will be even harder to stop now that he has a set of fresh sporty wheels. Car dealership Auric Auto Claremont handed over the keys to a swanky BMW 3 Series 320d Sport to the rugby player on Friday,[…]

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Youth inspired by Carr

Western Province loose forward Nizaam Carr made history last week when he became the first Muslim player to receive a call up to the Springboks squad. His selection has been seen as a breakthrough moment for young Muslim players striving to reach the highest echelons of the professional game.In this[…]

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Nizaam’s cap a boost for community rugby

It’s been a hard road for Mitchell’s Plain-born Nizaam Carr but this week he made history as the first Muslim set to don the green and gold jersey of the South African national team after rugby unification in 1994. After his Western Province team took the Currie Cup trophy at[…]

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“It’s a dream come true”: Carr

“Its every young boy’s rugby dream to be part of that Springboks’ squad. I’ve been training hard, and have been dedicated and motivated throughout my life, so to get this opportunity now is really great.” These were the words of a humble and overwhelmed Nizaam Carr, reacting to the news[…]

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Nizaam selected for Boks squad

DHL Western Province loose forward Nizaam Carr is one of the five newcomers added to the bulk of the Springboks’ Castle Lager Rugby Championship squad for next month’s tour to the Northern Hemisphere. Two returnees form part of the team as the national selectors opted for continuity and rewarding form in[…]

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Nizaam awarded at WP Rugby Awards

DHL Western Province and Stormers loose forward Nizaam Carr was the big winner at the 2014 WP Rugby Awards Evening at the Southern Sun Cape Sun on Tuesday night. The 23-year-old loose forward star walked off with two big prizes – the adidas MVP Award and the prestigious Players’ Player[…]

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