He has played over 50 matches for the Super 14 Stormers side (17 tries) whom he captained in 2008 and 2009, while he has scored 25 tries in 37 appearances with Currie Cup side Western Province. The 28 year old South African 2008 Player of the Year featured against the Lions during the summer.
Born: South Africa
Currently Residing: Limerick
Education: Stellenbosch University
When did you start playing Rugby?: when I was 5 years old
Sportsperson You Admire Most: Gary Player/Roger Federer
Career Highlights: Making my Springbok debut and winning the World Cup
Favourite Other Sports: Cricket and Golf
Favourite team outside rugby: Manchester United
Hobbies outside rugby: Golf/Movies/Guitar Hero (Playstation)
Best part of being a pro rugby player: Getting to travel all over the world
Worst part of being pro rugby player: Injuries
Person you would most like to meet: Eddie Murphy
Person you would avoid at all costs: Chuck Norris
Pet Hate: waiting in lines!
Sporting event you would most like to attend: Soccer World Cup Final in South Africa
Favourite Food: Pizza
Best place you've visited: Great Wall of China
What you see yourself doing when rugby career over: Running the family business with my brother
Three people you would invite to dinner and why: George W. Bush, Barrack Obama, Osama bin Laden- just to see the look on their faces!