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Fourie du Preez

Fourie du Preez
  • Name:Fourie du Preez
  • Date of Birth:March 24, 1982
  • Place of Birth:Pretoria, South Africa
  • Height:1.82m
  • Weight:89kg
  • Club:Unassigned

Career Stats

Team Games Points
South Africa 43 50

Born, bred, schooled and capped in Pretoria, Fourie du Preez is Bulls through and through.

Born, bred, schooled and capped in Pretoria, Fourie du Preez is Bulls through and through.

Often referred to as 'the best scrum-half in the world', he has become a regular feature of the Springboks side under both Jake White and Peter de Villiers.

At only 27, Du Preez has World Cup, Super 14 and Currie Cup winners medals, making him a senior member of the Springbok squad.

Recognised as one of the best kickers in the game, Du Preez is not only devastating when beyond a pack that's moving forward his boot and tactical nous make him a nightmare for opposition forwards.

Schooled at Afrikaans Boys High in Pretoria, he moved through the ranks in his home town and played for the University of Pretoria to land up at Loftus Versfeld - all three of which are in the same street and within 500 metres of each other!

Capped at just 22 (against Ireland in 2002) and the SA Rugby Player of the Year in 2006, Du Preez is one of the golden boys of Springbok rugby.

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