PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Pierre Johan
SURNAME Spies
HEIGHT 194 cm
WEIGHT 108 Kg
BIRTH DATE 08 June 1985
BIRTH PLACE Pretoria
MARITIAL STATUS Married
FAVOURITE FILM Braveheart
FAVOURITE MUSIC Hillsong United
FAVOURITE FOOD Pizza, Braai
PRIMARY SCHOOL Skuilkrans Primary School
SECONDARY SCHOOL Affies, Pretoria
TERTIARY EDUCATION University of Pretoria
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Pierre Spies was named captain of the Vodacom Bulls in 2012 and has done very well with the added responsibility. He is a very athletic loose forward, but also knows how to get stuck in when the going gets tough. One of the fastest players in South Africa, he is very explosive in the close exchanges and has the ability to break tackles and stay on his feet. He played in his 50th Test against England in Port Elizabeth in 2012.

Positions: No. 8 (48) Flank (4) Wing (1)
Province: Blue Bulls (from 2006)
Springbok number: 777
Test debut: 15 July 2006 vs Australia in Brisbane, aged 21
Total tests: 53
Tour matches: 0
Total Springbok matches: 53
Win ratio: 36-16-1
Holds Springbok record for most Test tries as a No 8 (7).
Most capped Springbok No 8 (48).
Honours: SA Rugby Player of the Year nominee (2006); SA Rugby Young Player of the Year (2006).

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION No 8
PROVINCE Blue Bulls CC Prem 2014
TRIES 50
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 250
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 53
TRIES 7
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 35
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Argentina 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Australia 14 6 0 8 1 0 0 0 5
British Isles 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
England 8 6 1 1 2 0 0 0 10
Fiji 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Ireland 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Namibia 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Zealand 10 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
Samoa 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wales 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
SQUAD LIST
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2015
Vodacom Blue Bulls Absa Currie Cup Premier Division - 2014
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2014
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2013
Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2013
South Africa The Castle Rugby Championship - 2012
South Africa Castle Incoming Tours - 2012
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2012
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 2011
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2011
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2011
South Africa Castle Tri-Nations - 2011
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 2010
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2010
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 14 - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2009
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2009
South Africa British & Irish Lions Tour - 2009
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 14 - 2009
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tour - 2008
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2008
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2008
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2008
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 14 - 2008
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2007
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 14 - 2007
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2006
South Africa IRB Under 21 World Championship - 2006
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 14 - 2006
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2006
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2006
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2005
Blue Bulls ABSA Under 21 Competition - 2005
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Qualifying Round - 2005
Vodacom Blue Bulls Vodacom Cup - 2005
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 12 - 2005

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
SA Rugby U19 Provincial Champs
Friday, August 26 2016
12:30 - Golden Lions U19 vs WP U19
Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg
13:00 - EP U19 vs Leopards U19
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, PE
SA Rugby U21 Provincial Champs
14:15 - Golden Lions U21 vs WP U21
Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg
15:00 - EP U21 vs Leopards U21
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, PE
Currie Cup Premier Division
17:00 - Golden Lions vs Boland
Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg
Currie Cup First Division
17:00 - Leopards vs Griffons
Profert Olen Park, Potchefstroom
19:00 - Border vs Welwitschias
BCM Stadium, East London
Currie Cup Premier Division
19:10 - Pumas vs Griquas
Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, August 27 2016
09:35 - New Zealand vs Australia
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
SA Rugby U20 Provincial Champs
12:30 - Valke U/20 vs SWD U/20
Barnard Stadium, Kempton Park

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