Jannie Du Plessis rugby player
Jannie Du Plessis rugby player

Jannie Du Plessis

16th Nov 1982 1.88m/121kg Tighthead Prop

The Day The Joker Cut His Teeth - Joe Marler's Test Debut

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having captained England U18 and represented the country’s U20 side as well, Joe Marler looked set toone day  take the field for the senior side. That eventuality finally transpired in June...

8 Players With Alternative Careers You May Not Have Known About

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Today, most players are scouted from an early age and their ability on the pitch takes care of their financial needs. However, some well-known players from the modern and recent eras have dabbled in alternate...

Blood Brothers - Siblings In Rugby

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The genes required for good rugby players run stronger in some families than in others. We take a look at 10 sets of brothers in the modern and recent era who have made it to the top.   Mako and...

Swap Players – Champions Cup & Challenge Cup

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The following players have been nominated by their clubs as incoming Swap Players for the 2019/20 Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments.   The registration of the incoming players...

Samoan scrumhalf Fotuali'i set for Top 14 switch

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier head coach Vern Cotter has moved closer to completing his squad for next season with the signing of Bath and Samoan scrumhalf Kahn Fotuali'i, according to L'Equipe.   Fotuali'i...

Monday Morning Round Up

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ryan Crotty confirms move to Kubota Spears     Crusaders centurion and 44-Test All Black, Ryan Crotty, has announced he will leave New Zealand rugby at the end of the year, and link up with...

World Cup winning Bok set for homecoming

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Cup-winning Springbok Francois Steyn is set to make an unprecedented move back to South Africa next season bringing an end to his stay in France. The former Sharks utility back left South Africa...

Top 14 Team of the Week - Round One

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2018/19 Top 14 season started with a bang this past weekend with three away victories and a draw.   A number of players also impressed on their debuts and subsequently made our Team of the Week.   1.Vincent...

Jannie Du Plessis joins coaching staff of Montpellier's youth team

1 year ago by Montpellier Rugby

Montpellier have today confirmed that South African prop Jannie Du Plessis has joined the club's youth team as scrum coach.   Du Plessis joined the team from the Sharks in 2015 along with his brother...

Montpellier confirm contract extensions

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Top 14 table toppers Montpellier have confirmed a number of star players who have re-signed with the club for the 2018/19 season.   Montpellier have retained their strength up...