JP Pietersen

Bakkies Botha recalled by South Africa for November internationals
Monday 28th October 15:47

South Africa have recalled the World Cup-winning trio of Bakkies Botha, Jaque Fourie and JP Pietersen for next month's autumn internationals.

Sharks winger JP Pietersen accepts two-year deal to play in Japan
Monday 22nd April 21:51

South Africa winger JP Pietersen has become the latest high-profile player to opt to play in Japan.

Pat Lambie starts for South Africa in Dublin
Wednesday 7th November 12:02

Rising South Africa star Pat Lambie will start at fly-half in Saturday's clash with Ireland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

Springboks hoping to wing it
Monday 3rd October 15:07

Bryan Habana and JP Pietersen are both fitness doubts for South Africa's quarter-final against Australia.

Pietersen facing surgery
Monday 7th March 08:38

Sharks winger JP Pietersen is facing surgery after he damaged his knee in the victory over Western Force on Saturday.

Pietersen setback for Boks
Friday 22nd October 08:13

South Africa have suffered another injury blow ahead of their end-of-year tour after JP Pietersen was ruled out.

Pietersen stars for Sharks
Saturday 28th February 10:03

JP Pietersen helped give the Sharks a 22-15 victory against the Chiefs on Saturday.

Duo called up by Boks
Tuesday 10th June 13:14

South Africa have added winger JP Pietersen and uncapped hooker Schalk Brits to their squad to face Wales on Saturday.


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