|Full name||Benjamin Pienaar|
|Date of birth||10 September 1986|
|Place of birth||Virginia, Free State, South Africa|
|Height||1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||100 kg (15 st 10 lb) |
|School||Gresham's, Langley School, Loddon|
|Rugby union career|
|Position||Back Row Forward|
|Years||Club / team|
|Norfolk, England Schools|
|Professional / senior clubs|
|Years||Club / team||Caps||(points)|
Following injury and suspension of the more established number eights at Tigers, Pienaar had an opportunity for a run in the first team earning the praise of the coaches in the process. Pienaar was added to Tigers Heineken Cup squad for the knock-out stages of the 2008–09 competition.
- "Aviva Premiership Rugby - Gloucester Rugby". web page. Premier Rugby. Retrieved 3 September 2011.
- Ben Pienaar at Leicester Tigers profiles online (accessed 12 April 2009)
- Good Win For Ireland Schools report dated 8 April 2004 at irishrugby.ie (accessed 20 February 2008)
- "Rookies earn rave reviews". Sky Sports. 21 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-12.
- "Bath and Tigers boost Euro squads". The BBC. 31 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-12.