Jannie Du Plessis rugby player
Jannie Du Plessis rugby player

Jannie Du Plessis

16th Nov 1982 1.88m/121kg Tighthead Prop

The 6 Players In Line To Clash With The Lions For A Second Time

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opportunity to play against the British & Irish Lions comes around just once in a career for a number of players, if they are lucky.    Some outstanding players in the Southern Hemisphere...

Blood, sweat and tears - looking ahead to the Currie Cup semi-finals

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby will rock the tip of Africa this weekend with two colossal clashes as we embark on the Currie Cup semi-final stages.   First up, fans eagerly await the clash of two, old Highveld rivals as...

Everything you need to know about round six of the Currie Cup

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Currie Cup teams will look to start 2021 with a bang as the competition reaches the penultimate pool round on Saturday and every point counts with five teams still in the running for semi-final places.   All...

Everything you need to know about round four of the Currie Cup

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Currie Cup moves past the halfway mark this weekend and the fourth round will be sure to deliver loads of action as the teams prepare for a thrilling home stretch with their eyes firmly on semi-final...

Lions hunt down Cheetahs, Sharks edge Bulls and WP grind out important win - Currie Cup Review

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round three of the Currie Cup delivered some thrilling rugby action over the weekend, with the Sharks edging the Bulls in Durban and important wins for the Lions and Western Province.   In the early...

Everything you need to know about round three of the Currie Cup

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The desire to ease the pressure closer to the semi-final stages of the Currie Cup will be a big driving force for the teams taking the field in round three of the competition this weekend.     With...

How the 2020 Currie Cup works and everything you need to know about round one

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There will be a rejuvenated sense of energy this weekend as the local rugby season switches to the next chapter with the opening round of the Carling Currie Cup, with three matches to be broadcast live...

Lions welcome back Jaco Kriel ahead of Currie Cup

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions travel to Kimberley, the scene where the Currie Cup originated 128 years ago, to do battle with the Tafel Lager Griquas for the kick-off of the 2020 Currie Cup on Saturday 28 November.   In...

Everything you need to know about round four of Super Rugby Unlocked

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions play their first Super Rugby Unlocked home match on Friday evening when they face the Griquas in a testing encounter in Johannesburg. Kick-off at Emirates Airline Park is at 19h00 (SA Time).   Last...

Everything you need to know about round three of Super Rugby Unlocked

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pumas and the Stormers kick off the third round of Super Rugby Unlocked action at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Friday. The match starts at 19h00 and is the first encounter at this level between...