Southern African rugby fullback who played for the Natal Sharks from 2005 to 2013 and joined up with the Southern African national group in 2006. He produced his provincial rugby debut using the Natal Sharks in 2005. He was the very best try-scorer in Super 14 play in 2007. He was created in Stellenbosch, South Africa. He and Francois Steyn both performed for the Natal Sharks aswell as the Springboks.