South African-born back-row participant for the Bulls in Super Rugby and Blue Bulls within the Currie Glass. He obtained four attempts in his 1st 13 video games as an associate from the Super Rugby Bulls. He captained the under-20 group of South Africa through the 2010 IRB Junior Globe Championship. He wedded Jean-Marié Neethling in 2013. He and Wynand Olivier both performed for the Blue Bulls.