South African-born Irish rugby union hooker who joined up with Leinster Rugby in ’09 2009 as well as the Irish country wide group in 2012. He earned the Under 19 Rugby Globe Tournament with South Africa in 2005. He performed for Ireland and experienced off in leading row against his cousin Adriaan Strauss, who symbolized South Africa. His dad moved his family members from Pretoria to Harrismith when Richardt was just six weeks outdated. He became a member of captain Paul O’Connell in the Irish national group in 2012.