Pierre Spies rugby player
Pierre Spies rugby player

Pierre Spies

8th Jun 1985 1.94m/108kg No. 8

11 Years on from Jaque Fourie and Morne Steyn's heroics

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

11 Years to the day, the Springboks claimed a series victory over the British and Irish Lions with a 28-25 win in a classic Test match at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.   With tempers flaring...

Relive: The Third British and Irish Lions Test 2009 - Full Test

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

With South Africa having already secured the Series 2-0, The British and Irish Lions came out with a point to prove in the third and final test of the tour.   The Lions finished on...

Relive: The First British and Irish Lions Test 2009 - Full Test

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa won the first British and Irish Lions tour test in 2009 as they ran out 26-21 victors.   We relive the first test in full:   The Springboks raced out to a 19–7 half-time...

Watch: Junior Springbok no.8 blitzs the Scottish defence to score

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Junior Springbok no.8 Francke Horn showed off his pace to score a Pierre Spies-like try against Scotland.   A set move that Springbok and Bulls' fans will remember quite well was revived against ...

Weekly Round Up

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens CEO leaves his position The Board of Saracens have announced that Heath Harvey will leave his position as CEO to pursue other opportunities. Full story   Danny Kenny and Chris Walker...

Pierre Spies dominates with first ever Test try against England in 2007

5 years ago by Rugby Dump

Former Springbok number eight Pierre Spies announced his retirement from rugby earlier this week, writing a heartfelt statement on his website. The 32-year-old physical specimen earned 53 Test caps and...

Weekend Round Up

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pierre Spies announces his retirement Former Springbok and Bulls loose forward Pierre Spies has announced his retirement from all from all forms of rugby following a career that last 13 years....

Pierre Spies announces his retirement

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok loose forward Pierre Spies has announced his retirement from all from all forms of rugby following a career that last 13 years.   Spies made his professional debut for the...

Monday Morning Round Up

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stuart Hogg will see a specialist this week, while Jonathan Davies is symptom-free. Full Lions injury update here   The Melbourne Rebels have signed Australian Sevens star Henry Hutchison for...

Pierre Spies announces his retirement.

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Bulls and Springbok eighth man Pierre Spies has announced his retirement.   Spies made his debut for the Springboks in 2006 against Australia in Brisbane and made a total of 53 appearances...