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Jean de Villiers
Between 2002 - 2015 Jean de Villiers won 109 caps for South Africa and achieved numerous
accolades in a glittering club and national career.
De Villiers first taste of international rugby came in the Springbok Sevens team, where he
played a key role in helping the South Africans to a second place finish in the 2001 IRB World
Sevens Series and third in the 2002 Commonwealth Games.
Following this, De Villiers ascended into the South Africa full 15, winning the Tri-Nations in
2004; a title he won twice during his career. In 2007, De Villiers also won the Rugby World Cup
with South Africa.
De Villiers went on to captain the Springboks on numerous occasions, including at the 2015
Rugby World Cup. He was named the 2008 South African Player of the Year and Players’
Player of the Year.