Marcel Brache is an energetic winger blessed with extraordinary agility in open play, strong speed and power in the contact area. Since joining the club in 2014 the 29-year-old has established himself as a regular starter in the Road Safety Western Force back three, notching up 38-caps in three seasons. Remarkably Brache had endured a 32-game try scoring before he scored a memorable hat-trick against the Sunwolves in Tokyo in Round 11 last season. The loveable South Africa is not only an asset on the field but brilliant team mate off it, taking home the Geoffrey Stooke Force Man Award in 2016.
Plays 13 matches for the Force starting in 11. Awarded Geoffrey Stooke Force Man Award for best team man and wins Buildcorp NRC title with Perth Spirit.
Becomes a regular figure in the Western Force backline playing 14 matches with 12 run-on starts. earning nine caps; plays four matches with the Perth Spirit in the Buildcorp NRC.
Makes his debut for the Western Force in Round Four against the Rebels, earning nine caps; plays four matches with the Perth Spirit in the Buildcorp NRC.
Plays for Western Province in the Currie Cup in their minor premiership-winning season; signs with the Western Force
Makes his Super Rugby debut for the Stormers in the side’s 27-17 win over the Lions; named vice-captain for Western Province; plays for Western Province including the Currie Cup final where the side defeated the Natal Sharks 25-18 to take the title.
Represents the Ikey Tigers including at outside centre in their 26-16 Varsity Cup final win over Tuks (University of Pretoria).
Plays for the University of Cape Town Ikey Tigers, finishing second and losing the grand final to Maties, 17-14.