PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Jon-Paul Roger
SURNAME Pietersen
HEIGHT 190 cm
WEIGHT 106 Kg
BIRTH DATE 12 July 1986
BIRTH PLACE Stellenbosch
MARITIAL STATUS Single
PRIMARY SCHOOL Cloetesville Primary, Stellenbosch
SECONDARY SCHOOL General Hertzog High School, Witbank
PLAYER WRITE-UP
JP Pietersen returned to the Springbok squad at the end of 2012 after missing the entire Castle Rugby Championship because of injury. He has made the Springboks’ No 14 jersey his own since making Test debut in 2006. Big and very fast, Pietersen showed his versatility playing at outside centre for The Sharks in 2012. A Rugby World Cup winner in 2007, he was part of the Bok squad that beat the British & Irish Lions and won the Castle Tri-Nations in 2009. He was named Man of the Match in the second Test against England in June 2012 and capped a great performance with a superb try late in the encounter.

Position: Wing (64) Fullback (2) Centre (3)
Province: Panasonic Wild Knights, Japan (2013) previously KwaZulu-Natal (2006-2013)
Springbok number: 775
Test debut: 9 September 2006 vs Australia in Johannesburg, aged 20
Total tests: 69
Tour matches: 4
Total Springbok matches: 73
Win ratio: 51-17-1
Honours: Players' Player of the Year (2012); SA Rugby Young Player of the Year nominee (2005 & 2006).

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION Wing
PROVINCE Sharks
TRIES 87
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 435
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 69
TRIES 24
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 120
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Argentina 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 15
Australia 13 6 0 7 1 0 0 0 5
British Isles 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
England 8 7 1 0 4 0 0 0 20
Fiji 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
France 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 5
Ireland 6 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 10
Italy 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Namibia 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
New Zealand 10 5 0 5 1 0 0 0 5
Samoa 4 4 0 0 5 0 0 0 25
Scotland 6 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 15
Tonga 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
USA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wales 7 7 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
SQUAD LIST
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2016
Cell C Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2016
South Africa Rugby World Cup - 2015
Cell C Sharks Absa Currie Cup Premier Division - 2015
South Africa The Castle Lager Rugby Championship - 2015
Springboks RWC Warm-up game - 2015
Cell C Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2015
South Africa Castle Lager Outgoing Tour - 2014
South Africa The Castle Lager Rugby Championship - 2014
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2014
Springboks Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2014
Cell C Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2014
2014 Springboks 2014 Springboks - 2014
South Africa Castle Lager Outgoing Tour - 2013
Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2013
South Africa Castle Outgoing Tours - 2012
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2012
South Africa Castle Incoming Tours - 2012
Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2012
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 2011
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2011
Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2011
South Africa Castle Tri-Nations - 2011
Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2010
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2009
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2009
Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2009
South Africa British & Irish Lions Tour - 2009
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2009
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tour - 2008
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2008
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2008
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2008
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2008
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tour - 2007
South Africa XV Vodacom Outgoing Tour - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2007
Wildebeest Vodacom Cup - 2007
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2007
South Africa XV World Cup warm-up matches - 2007
South Africa World Cup warm-up matches - 2007
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2006
South Africa IRB Under 21 World Championship - 2006
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2006
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2006
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2006
South Africa Invitational XV Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2006
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2005
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Qualifying Round - 2005
@lantic Pumas ABSA U20 Competition Section B - 2004
Mpumalanga U18 Coca-Cola Craven Week - 2004

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Sunday, October 02 2016
00:10 - Argentina vs New Zealand
Estadio Jose Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
SA Rugby U20 Provincial Champs
Friday, October 07 2016
00:00 - Griffons U/20 vs Boland U/20
Currie Cup First Division
16:00 - Leopards vs Griffons
Gold Cup
Saturday, October 08 2016
15:30 - Durbanville-Bellville vs College Rovers
Durbell RFC, Cape Town
15:30 - Old Selbornians vs Welkom Rovers
Mike Pendock Motors Park, East London
15:30 - Rustenburg Impala vs Pirates
Impala RFC, Rustenburg
15:30 - Wanderers Windhoek vs Evergreens
Wanderers Rugby Club, Windhoek
15:30 - Brakpan vs Old Georgians
To be confirmed
15:30 - False Bay vs White River
Phil Herbstein Field, Constantia
15:30 - Bloemfontein Police vs Sishen
Bobbies Park, Bloemfontein

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