Pieter-Steph du Toit

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Pieter-Steph du Toit
Full name Pieter Stephanus du Toit
Date of birth (1992-08-20) 20 August 1992 (age 24)
Place of birth Cape Town, South Africa
Height 2.00 m (6 ft 6 12 in)
Weight 120 kg (260 lb; 18 st 13 lb)
School Hoërskool Swartland, Malmesbury
Notable relative(s) Johan du Toit (brother)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock / Flanker
Current team Western Province / Stormers
Youth Career
2010 Boland Cavaliers
2011–2012 Sharks
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012 Sharks XV 5 (5)
2012–2015 Sharks (Currie Cup) 5 (0)
2012–2015 Sharks 27 (0)
2016–present Stormers 14 (15)
Correct as of 27 July 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012 South Africa Under-20 5 (5)
2013–present South Africa 23 (15)
2016 Springbok XV 1 (5)
Correct as of 17 June 2017

Pieter Stephanus du Toit is a South African rugby union footballer. Du Toit plays as a lock or a flanker, and represents Western Province in the Currie Cup and the Stormers in Super Rugby.

Du Toit was a member of the South Africa Under 20 team that won the 2012 IRB Junior World Championship.[1]

In July 2013, he signed a two-year contract extension with the Sharks.[2] However, he did sign a further contract renewal and the Sharks announced his departure in October 2015.[3]

He made his Springbok Test debut versus Wales in Cardiff on 9 November 2013 at age 21.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Du Toit is the older brother of Johan, also a professional rugby player. The two brothers were contracted to the Sharks at the same time (in 2014 and 2015) before reuniting at the Stormers from 2017 onwards.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Goosen, Kitshoff, Du Toit nucleus of powerful SA U20 JWC squad". South African Rugby Union. 25 April 2012. Archived from the original on 6 June 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Pieter-Steph du Toit sticks with Sharks". Sport24. Media24. 19 July 2013. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Pieter-Steph du Toit departs Cell C Sharks" (Press release). Sharks. 7 July 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "SA Rugby Player Profile – Pieter-Steph du Toit". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 2 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Five new faces at DHL Newlands this season" (Press release). Stormers. 13 January 2017. Archived from the original on 13 January 2017. Retrieved 13 January 2017. 

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