Southern African flanker who became referred to as a new player for the Cheetahs, Free of charge Condition Cheetahs, and Springboks. He visited Grey University in Bloemfontein. He was voted as the very best open-side flanker in the Super 14 as well as the Currie Glass in 2008. He got wedded to a female called Caroline-Grace. He and Coenie Oosthuizen both performed for the Cheetahs and Totally free State Cheetahs throughout their careers.