Southern African rugby union participant who became referred to as a hooker for the Natal Sharks in the Currie Cup as well as the Sharks in Super Rugby. He produced his professional debut using the Super Rugby Sharks in 2005. He became a part of South Africa’s nationwide rugby group in 2007. His sibling, Jannie, also became a rugby participant, known for keeping the tighthead prop placement. He and JP Pietersen both performed for the Currie Glass Natal Sharks as well as the Super Rugby Sharks.