PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Petrus Fourie
SURNAME du Preez
HEIGHT 182 cm
WEIGHT 91 Kg
BIRTH DATE 24 March 1982
BIRTH PLACE Pretoria
FAVOURITE FILM Batman Begins
FAVOURITE MUSIC 30 Seconds to Mars, Heuwels Fantasties
FAVOURITE FOOD Pizza
PRIMARY SCHOOL Skuilkrans Primary School
SECONDARY SCHOOL Afrikaans Boys High, Pretoria
TERTIARY EDUCATION University of Pretoria
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Arguably one of the best scrumhalves ever to play for South Africa, Fourie du Preez has played a central role for the Springboks since making his Test debut in 2004 and was twice named the SA Rugby Player of the Year (2006 and 2009). Du Preez has a great kicking game, while his decision-making and option-taking are seldom less than exceptional. He was one of the Boks’ kingpins when they won the Rugby World Cup in 2007.

Position: Scrumhalf
Province: Suntory Sungoliath (Japan), previously Blue Bulls
Springbok number: 757
Test debut: 12 June 2004 vs Ireland in Bloemfontein aged 22
Total tests: 67
Tour matches: 0
Total Springbok matches: 67
Win ratio: 47-19-1
Honours: SA Rugby Player of the Year nominee (2007); SA Rugby Player of the Year (2006, 2009); SA Rugby Young Player of the Year nominee (2003 & 2004); Vodacom Super 14 Player of the Tournament (2007).

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION Scrumhalf
PROVINCE Suntory Goliath, Japan
TRIES 61
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 305
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 67
TRIES 15
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 75
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Argentina 4 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 20
Australia 17 9 0 8 2 0 0 0 10
British Isles 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
England 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Fiji 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
Ireland 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Namibia 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Zealand 12 7 0 5 4 0 0 0 20
Pacific Islanders 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Samoa 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland 5 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 10
Uruguay 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
USA 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Wales 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
SQUAD LIST
South Africa Castle Lager Outgoing Tour - 2013
South Africa The Castle Lager Rugby Championship - 2013
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 2011
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2011
South Africa Castle Tri-Nations - 2011
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2010
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 14 - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2009
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2009
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2009
South Africa British & Irish Lions Tour - 2009
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 14 - 2009
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tour - 2008
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2008
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2008
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2008
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 14 - 2008
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2007
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 14 - 2007
South Africa XV World Cup warm-up matches - 2007
South Africa World Cup warm-up matches - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2006
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 14 - 2006
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2006
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2005
South Africa Nelson Mandela Challenge - 2005
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2005
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Qualifying Round - 2005
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2005
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 12 - 2005
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2004
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2004
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2004
Bulls Vodacom Super 12 - 2004
Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2004
Mobil Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup - Premier Div. - 2003
South Africa U/21 IRB U21 World Cup - 2003
Bulls Vodacom Super 12 - 2003
Blue Bulls Bankfin Currie Cup - 2002
Blue Bulls U/21 Bankfin Under 21 - 2002
South Africa IRB U21 World Cup - 2002
Blue Bulls Vodacom Cup - 2002
South Africa FIRA U19 - Chile - 2001

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