Jannie du Plessis
Position Prop
Date of birth 16 November 1982
Height 188cm
Weight 119kg


Janie du Plessis is the older brother of Bismarck, and has established himself as the regular tighthead prop in the South African side. Despite some early criticism, du Plessis has worked on his technique to become one of the most feared scrummagers in the game. He made his debut in 2007 against Australia and made two appearances at the 2007 World Cup.