Player of the Week: Willie du Plessis
22 April 2013

It is not often that a Blue Bulls team scores 100 points in a match and even less frequent for the Blue Bulls player to score 40 points. But this is exactly what the Vodacom Blue Bulls pivot, Willie du Plessis did on the weekend, when he scored two tries and kicked 15 conversions in his side’s 110-0 demolition of the Limpopo Blue Bulls in Lephalale.

This is a provincial record for a single player in a Vodacom Cup match.

In a union known for sharpshooting flyhaves, Du Plessis showed all the skills required from a Blue Bulls no 10. The former Affies pupil had a fine overall game as well and kept a good lid on the structured play of the winning team despite the one-sidedness of the clash.

Bio

Physical: 91kg & 1.83m
DOB: 5 June 1990, Pretoria
Education: Hennopspark Primary, Afrikaans Hoër Seuns, University of Pretoria

Favourites:

Food: Home cooked
Music: Hillsong
Film: Just go with it

Squads: Blue Bulls Academy Under-18, Sharks Under-19 Provincial competition, Sharks XV Vodacom Cup, Tuks FNB Varsity Cup, Vodacom Blue Bulls Under-21, Vodacom Blue Bulls Vodacom Cup, Vodacom Blue Bulls Currie Cup.

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