Fullback who played for the Springboks from 1997 to 2008; helped Wester Province win the Currie Cup in 1997, 2000, and 2001.
He received his education at Cape Peninsula University of Technology.
He tallied 341 points in 64 appearances for Western Province between 1996 and 2002.
He was born in Walvis Bay, South Africa, which later became part of Namibia.
He played alongside Wikus van Heerden on the Springboks.