Jacobus Francois Pienaar: (born 2 January 1967) is a South African former rugby union player. He played flanker for South Africa (the Springboks) from 1993 until 1996, winning 29 international caps, all of them as captain. He is best known for leading South Africa to victory in the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

Jacobus Francois Pienaar: (born 2 January Fanker for South Africa - Springboks from 1993 until winning 29 international caps, all of them as captain - best known for leading South Africa to victory in the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

AB de Villiers currently captianing SA against Pakistan #ICCTrophy

Plays hockey, rugby, and cricket. Lot of time for South African cricket, this is the nationally most popular sport in the country. It is almost watched by all, ranging from young to old

Springbok rugby scrumhalf, Joost van der Westhuizen in action - Springbok rugby in South Africa and the South Africa rugby team

Springbok rugby and the national South Africa rugby team is all about passion, bursting pride and shattering disappointment

Francois Pienaar

Francois Pienaar - My hero when I was still playing had the honor to be coached my him a few times

Invictus!! > Nelson Mandela and Francois Pienaar - Rugby World Cup 1995. This…

Memorable Nelson Mandela quotes

The Rugby World Cup was first major sporting event to take place in South Africa after apartheid. Mandela presented winning trophy to Francois Pienaar, South African rugby captain. The movie "Invictus" was based on this!

Ab De Villiers and South Africa shatter the batting records

Ab De Villiers scored the fastest fifty and fastest century in history of the ODI Cricket

Naas Botha - South Africa - South African Caps 1980-92

The King of Fly Halves. Those Kiwi girls still dream of getting one of this caliber.


Our Madiba! In South Africa, Nelson Mandela is often known as Madiba, his Xhosa clan name . the "father of the nation"

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John Smit Rugby World Cup 2007 South Africa Winners - my hero! I met him recently and what a great guy!

John Smit, Kaptein van die Springbok Rugby Span wat die Wêreldbeker in 2007 verower het.

Jonty Rhodes. I think he could actually fly.

Jonty Rhodes of South Africa. He could bat, too, but his principal value to South Africa lay in his spectacular, athletic fielding. At times, it seemed like he could fly .

Jonah Lomu

Jonah Lomu - possibly the best player ever in rugby history; certainly the greatest winger ever; New Zealand All Black from 1994 to 2002

Former South African president Nelson Mandela wearing the Springbok jersey

Nelson Mandela celebrates 1995 Rugby World Cup champions, South Africa.