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Encyclopedia > Pierre Spies

Pierre Spies (born 8 June 1985 in Pretoria, South Africa) is a South African rugby union footballer. His usual position is on the wing or at number 8, where he plays for the Bulls in the international Super 14 competition. He has been included in the Springboks' 2006 Tri Nations Series squad. June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... This article is about the year. ... City motto: Praestantia Praevaleat Pretoria (May Pretoria Be Pre-eminent In Excellence) Province Gauteng Area  - % water 1,644 km² 0. ... General phase play in rugby union. ... The Bulls are a South African Rugby Union team competing in the Super 14 competition. ... The current Super 14 logo The Super 14 is a rugby union championship competed for by teams from New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. ... First international British and Irish Lions 4 - 0 South Africa (30 July 1891) Largest win Uruguay 5 - 134 South Africa (11 June 2005) Worst defeat England 53 - 3 South Africa (23 November 2002) World Cup Appearances 3 (First in 1995) Best result Champions, 1995 The Springboks, Bokke or amaBokoboko are... The 2006 Tri Nations Series, an annual rugby union competition between the national teams of Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, is the eleventh in the series. ...

Spies made his Super 12 debut on the against the Brumbies, becoming the youngest player ever to represent the Bulls. After being injured in his first ever Super 12 match, he made his comeback through the the national under-21 league, where he scored nine tries in just six games. He made his debut for the Blue Bulls in 2005 in a match against the Griquas. The Brumbies (formerly known as the ACT Brumbies, for sponsorship reasons referred to as CA Brumbies) are a Super 14 rugby union team based in Canberra, Australia and named for the wild horses which inhabit Canberras hinterland. ... This article refers to the use of the word Try in rugby football terminology. ...

External links

  • Pierre Spies to debut for the Bulls
  • Pierre Spies on sarugby.com
  • Pierre Spies on bluebulls.co.za



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