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CJ Stander
CJ Stander
- One of the most consistent performers at provincial level in recent seasons, Stander was honoured as the first overseas player to win the Munster Rugby Player of the Year award at the tail-end of the 2014/15 campaign

- The powerfully-built back rower racked up seven man-of-the-match awards for Munster last season and has emerged as a real leader and inspirational captain for the Reds in the absence of Paul O'Connell and Peter O'Mahony

- The former South African Under-20 captain moved to Munster in October 2012 having played 16 times for the Bulls at Super Rugby level. He grew up on his family's dairy and vegetable farm in Grootboom, near George in South Africa, and became Irish-qualified by residency following the recent Rugby World Cup

- Signed a two-year contract extension last month, which will see him remain at Munster until at least June 2018. Scored his 23rd try on his 75th appearance for Munster against Stade Francais last week
 
DOB5th Apr 1990
BirthplaceGeorge, S Africa
Height1.85 m (6' 1")
Weight114 kg (17 st 13 lb)
PositionBack Row
HonoursIreland (15 caps)
Latest Player News
Date Opposition Tries Conv DG Pen YC RC Pts Mins
05/11/2016
New Zealand
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5
80
19/11/2016
New Zealand







22
26/11/2016
Australia







80
04/02/2017
Scotland







80
11/02/2017
Italy
3





15
80
25/02/2017
France







80
10/03/2017
Wales







63
18/03/2017
England







80
Total Played 8 4
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0
0
0
0
20
565
CompetitionTeamPlayedTriesConvDGPenYCRCPts
2016-2017 - Test Matches
Ireland
3
1





5
2016-2017 - Six Nations
Ireland
5
3





15
2016-2017 Total

8
4





20
2015-2016 - Six Nations
Ireland
5
2





10
2015-2016 - Test Matches
Ireland
2





1

2015-2016 Total

7
2




1
10
Total - Six Nations

5
1




1
5
Total - Six Nations

10
5





25
Total

15
6
0
0
0
0
1
30
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