Faan Rautenbach

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Faan Rautenbach
Full name Stefanus Johannes Rautenbach
Date of birth (1976-02-22) 22 February 1976 (age 41)
Place of birth Bethlehem, South Africa
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 130 kg (20 st 7 lb) [1]
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2005–2012 London Irish 137 (10)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2002–2004 South Africa 14 (5)

Stefanus Johannes "Faan" Rautenbach (born 22 February 1976) is a former rugby union footballer who played at prop for London Irish, Western Province and the Stormers.

Rautenbach played 14 Tests for the Springboks including a try on debut against Wales in 2002, ending with his last Test against New Zealand in Christchurch in 2004. Rautenbach is known as a powerful scrummager.


  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - London Irish". web page. Premier Rugby. Archived from the original on 6 February 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2011. 

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