CJ Stander

    CJ Stander
    Club / Province: Munster
    Position: Backrow
    Date of Birth: 05/04/1990
    Height: 1.88m (6'2)
    Weight: 114Kg (17st 13)
    Honours: Ireland 28 caps

    CJ made his Irish debut against Wales in Dublin when he was named in the backrow during Ireland's opening RBS Six Nations game.

    Club debuts: 2010 Blue Bulls,
    2012 Bulls,
    2012-13 Munster A,
    2012-13 Munster

    Made Blue Bulls debut in Vodacom Cup in March 2010 and his Currie Cup debut for them four months later. Played Super Rugby for The Bulls in 2012, scoring tries in three successive matches

    Made his Munster debut in the PRO12 against Scarlets in Cork, November 2012. Scored a try and was man of the match in the Champions Cup round 5 game against Stade Francais at Thomond Park in January.

    Played in last season's PRO12 final defeat to Glasgow, was named the 2015 Munster Rugby Player of the Year and captains the province for the 2015/16 season.

    The first Irish player to be named man of the match on his RBS 6 Nations debut in the 16-all draw against Wales in Dublin in round 1.