Jan Nathaniel du Plessis is a South African rugby union player, who plays as a prop for Montpellier in the French Top 14 and the Lions in Super Rugby. He played for the Free State Cheetahs in the Currie Cup and the Cheetahs in Super Rugby until 2007, when he joined Durban-based side the Sharks, where he played until 2015. He won 70 caps for South Africa between 2007 and 2015.
About Jannie du Plessis
South African rugby union player who became known as a prop for the Sharks and the Free State Cheetahs.
He was captain of an Eastern Free State age-group team.
He became a qualified doctor, making him one of the few rugby players to simultaneously have a career outside of the sport.
He grew up with a brother, Bismark du Plessis.
He and Coenie Oosthuizen both played for the Free State Cheetahs.
Information related to Jannie du Plessis
- South African physicians
- South African expatriates in France
- Alumni of Grey College, Bloemfontein
- Cheetahs (rugby union) players
- Sharks (rugby union) players
- Free State Cheetahs players
- Sharks (Currie Cup) players
- South Africa international rugby union players
- Expatriate rugby union players in France