PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Jan Nathaniel
SURNAME du Plessis
HEIGHT 188 cm
WEIGHT 120 Kg
BIRTH DATE 16 November 1982
BIRTH PLACE Bethlehem
FAVOURITE FILM Gladiator, Oh Schucks! Here comes UNTAG
FAVOURITE MUSIC Springbok Nude Girls
FAVOURITE FOOD Butter Chicken (Durban style)
PRIMARY SCHOOL Truida Kestell, Bethlehem
SECONDARY SCHOOL Grey College, Bloemfontein
TERTIARY EDUCATION University of Free State
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Jannie du Plessis has cemented his place as the Springboks’ first choice tighthead in 2012 and played in every Test during that season. A classic tighthead prop who does not shy away from the dirty work, Jannie has been anchoring provincial scrums, first for the Toyota Cheetahs and later on for The Sharks, since 2003 and plays with his younger brother Bismarck for The Sharks and the Springboks. They they were both on the Bok bench for the RWC Final in 2007.

Position: Prop
Province: KwaZulu-Natal (from 2008), formerly Free State (2003-2007)
Springbok number: 788
Test debut: 7 July 2007 vs Australia in Sydney, aged 24
Total tests: 54
Tour matches: 2
Total Springbok matches: 56
Win Ratio: 39-13-2
Holds record for most Springbok Tests with a brother (Bismarck) (34).

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION Prop
PROVINCE Sharks
TRIES 7
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 35
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 54
TRIES 1
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 5
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Argentina 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Australia 12 7 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
England 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fiji 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ireland 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
New Zealand 11 4 0 7 0 0 0 0 0
Samoa 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Wales 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SQUAD LIST
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2014
Springboks Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2014
Cell C Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2014
Cell C Sharks 2014 Super Rugby friendlies - 2014
2014 Springboks 2014 Springboks - 2014
South Africa The Castle Lager Rugby Championship - 2013
The Sharks Absa Currie Cup Premier Division - 2013
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2013
Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2013
South Africa Castle Outgoing Tours - 2012
South Africa The Castle Rugby Championship - 2012
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2012
South Africa Castle Incoming Tours - 2012
Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2012
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 2011
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2011
Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2011
South Africa Castle Tri-Nations - 2011
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 2010
Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2010
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2009
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2009
Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2009
Sharks British & Irish Lions Tour - 2009
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2009
Sharks MTN test - 2009
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tour - 2008
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2008
Vodacom FS Cheetahs ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2008
The Sharks Absa Currie Cup Compulsory Friendlies - 2008
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2008
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tour - 2007
South Africa XV Vodacom Outgoing Tour - 2007
Vodacom Free State Cheetahs ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2007
Vodacom Cheetahs Vodacom Super 14 - 2007
Vodacom Free State Cheetahs ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2006
Vodacom Cheetahs Vodacom Super 14 - 2006
Vodacom Cheetahs ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2005
Vodacom Cheetahs ABSA Currie Cup Qualifying Round - 2005
Vodacom Cheetahs Vodacom Cup - 2005
Cheetahs Vodacom Cup - 2004
Cheetahs ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2004
Vodacom Cheetahs RWC Warm-ups - 2003
Vodacom Free State ABSA Reserve Div A - 2003
Free State U/21 Bankfin Under 21 - 2002

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