PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Pierre Johan
SURNAME Spies
HEIGHT 194 cm
WEIGHT 108 Kg
BIRTH DATE 08 June 1985
BIRTH PLACE Pretoria
MARITIAL STATUS Married
FAVOURITE FILM Braveheart
FAVOURITE MUSIC Hillsong United
FAVOURITE FOOD Pizza, Braai
PRIMARY SCHOOL Skuilkrans Primary School
SECONDARY SCHOOL Affies, Pretoria
TERTIARY EDUCATION University of Pretoria
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Pierre Spies was named captain of the Vodacom Bulls in 2012 and has done very well with the added responsibility. He is a very athletic loose forward, but also knows how to get stuck in when the going gets tough. One of the fastest players in South Africa, he is very explosive in the close exchanges and has the ability to break tackles and stay on his feet. He played in his 50th Test against England in Port Elizabeth in 2012.

Positions: No. 8 (48) Flank (4) Wing (1)
Province: Blue Bulls (from 2006)
Springbok number: 777
Test debut: 15 July 2006 vs Australia in Brisbane, aged 21
Total tests: 53
Tour matches: 0
Total Springbok matches: 53
Win ratio: 36-16-1
Holds Springbok record for most Test tries as a No 8 (7).
Most capped Springbok No 8 (48).
Honours: SA Rugby Player of the Year nominee (2006); SA Rugby Young Player of the Year (2006).

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION No 8
PROVINCE Blue Bulls CC Prem 2014
TRIES 46
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 230
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 53
TRIES 7
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 35
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Argentina 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Australia 14 6 0 8 1 0 0 0 5
British Isles 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
England 8 6 1 1 2 0 0 0 10
Fiji 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Ireland 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Namibia 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Zealand 10 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
Samoa 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wales 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
SQUAD LIST
Vodacom Blue Bulls Absa Currie Cup Premier Division - 2014
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2014
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2013
Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2013
South Africa The Castle Rugby Championship - 2012
South Africa Castle Incoming Tours - 2012
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2012
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 2011
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2011
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2011
South Africa Castle Tri-Nations - 2011
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 2010
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2010
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 14 - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2010
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 Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2007
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 14 - 2007
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2006
South Africa IRB Under 21 World Championship - 2006
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 14 - 2006
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2006
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2006
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2005
Blue Bulls ABSA Under 21 Competition - 2005
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Qualifying Round - 2005
Vodacom Blue Bulls Vodacom Cup - 2005
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 12 - 2005

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, August 16 2014
17:05 - South Africa vs Argentina
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Saturday, August 23 2014
21:40 - Argentina vs South Africa
Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta
Saturday, September 06 2014
12:05 - Australia vs South Africa
Patersons Stadium, Perth
Saturday, September 13 2014
09:35 - New Zealand vs South Africa
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Saturday, September 27 2014
17:05 - South Africa vs Australia
DHL Newlands, Cape Town
Saturday, October 04 2014
17:05 - South Africa vs New Zealand
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Castle Lager Outgoing Tour
Saturday, November 08 2014
00:00 - Ireland vs South Africa
Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Saturday, November 15 2014
00:00 - England vs South Africa
Twickenham, London
Saturday, November 22 2014
00:00 - Italy vs South Africa
Saturday, November 29 2014
00:00 - Wales vs South Africa
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

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