Crouch, pause, tweet, engage: SA rugby players on Twitter

Sports stars around the world have embraced Twitter as a way of keeping their fans informed of what they are up to, and as a way to stay in touch with friends and families when they are on the road. Memeburn has put together a Twitter list of some of the most active tweeters in local rugby.

Take a look, start following, and send us suggestions of players that we might have missed.

  1. @osdurandt
    Name Os du Randt
    Location Theunissen, South Africa
    Web Facebook Page
    Twitter Bio: Ex old Springbok Prop Forward who is now learning to farm was fortunate enough to win the RWC in 1995 & 2007

  2. @BJBotha
    Name BJ Botha

  3. @PhilipBurger
    Name Philip Burger
    Location Perpignan
    Twitter Bio: Familie man playin rugby in France and lovin it!!

  4. @Juzzy_D25
    Name Justin Downey
    Location Durban,South Africa

  5. @butch_james
    Name Butch James
    Location South Africa

  6. @JohnSmit123
    Name John Smit
    Twitter Bio: Springbok Rugby Captain, Sharks Rugby – Husband,father and proud South African

  7. @No1Beast
    Name Tendai Mtawarira
    Location South Africa
    Twitter Bio: Professional Rugby player – Springboks & Sharks

  8. @BryanHabana
    Name Bryan Habana
    Location Cape Town
    Web Facebook Page
    Twitter Bio: Pro Rugby Player, Proud South African & Blessed Husband. Living Life To the Fullest while living my Dream!!!

  9. @VictorMatfield
    Name Victor Matfield
    Location South Afirica
    Twitter Bio: Rugby Player

  10. @BobSkinstad
    Name Bob Skinstad
    Location Cape Town
    Twitter Bio: I am a retired pro rugby player, passionate social player and general sports fan, happy hubby and dad, and a keen armchair analyst !

  11. @BCSharman
    Name Brett Colin Sharman
    Location Northamptonshire, UK
    Twitter Bio: Northampton Saints Rugby player

  12. @Pierrespies8
    Name Pierre Spies
    Location Pretoria

  13. @bvmujati
    Name Brian Mujati
    Location Northampton
    Twitter Bio: Opportunist extraordinaire..

  14. @DewaldPotgieter
    Name Dewald Potgieter
    Location Pretoria

  15. @lukewatson6
    Name Luke Watson
    Location Bath UK
    Twitter Bio: Challenged. Inspired. Humbled. Still learning…

  16. @mornesteyn
    Name Morne Steyn
    Location South Africa

  17. @rossskeate
    Name Ross Carson Skeate
    Location Durban, South Africa
    Twitter Bio: Originally from Cape Town, I now live in Durban and play rugby for The Sharks. Find out more about that @

  18. @KeeganDaniel
    Name Keegan Daniel
    Location Durban, South Africa

  19. @Ants00
    Name Anton Bresler
    Location Durban, South Africa

  20. @bigjoevn
    Name Joe Van Niekerk
    Location France
    Twitter Bio: Pro rugby player with a zest for life and a passion for his sport.

  21. @GaryGoldrugbyiq
    Name Gary Gold, rugbyiq
    Location Cape Town
    Twitter Bio: Follow Springbok assistant coach Gary Gold via his unique coaching website, – Raise Your Game!

  22. @FloLouw
    Name Francois Louw
    Location Cape Town
    Twitter Bio: Western Province & Stormers flanker, kicking back in the beautiful city of Cape Town



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