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My rugby hero: Pierre Spies

1 month ago   |   By Planet Rugby

During the 2019/20 season, we dig through the archives to highlight a hero from years gone by. Next up, it is Bulls and South Africa number eight Pierre Spies.
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Pierre Johan Spies was born on 8 June, 1985 in Pretoria and is regarded as one of the greatest athletes to have played the game. Blessed with outstanding power and incredible pace, the number eight was a huge threat in the wider channels and struck fear into opponents when given space. Those physical talents saw him recognised early on by the Bulls as he became the youngest player to represent the franchise when he...
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