What happened to Jannie du Plessis?

South African rugby star Jannie du Plessis has been rocked by the tragic drowning death of his 10-month old son. The former Springboks player was reportedly celebrating his 39th birthday on Wednesday when the tragedy occurred.

Is Bismarck du Plessis a doctor?

After having studied medicine at the University of the Free State, du Plessis became a qualified doctor and is now one of the few professional players to also have an ongoing career outside of rugby.

Where is Bismarck du Plessis now?

However, at the end of the 2015 season, Bismarck du Plessis left South African rugby and moved to France. In doing so, he signed for Montpellier in the French Top 14. Between his signing in 2015 and his retirement in 2021, he made 108 appearances for the side, capturing the European Rugby Challenge Cup twice.

Who is the best rugby player in Springbok?

Sharks and Springbok centre Lukhanyo Am has been voted South Africa’s men’s players’ player of 2022. This follows a voting process by the country’s professional rugby players, who were asked to select South Africa’s best by the players organisation, MyPlayers.