South African-born prop who also joined the Toytoa Cheetahs in Super Rugby in 2008. He performed for the Springbok South African nationwide U20 rugby group in ’09 2009. He was the Free of charge State Cheetah’s best scorer this year 2010. He was created in Potchefstroom, South Africa. He became teammates with captain Jean De Villiers around the South African nationwide group in 2012.