Tendai Mtawarira
Tendai Mtawarira
Date of Birth: 01 August 1985
Place of Birth: Harare
Position: Prop
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 115 kg
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Biography:
Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira is a strong scrummager with great technique as well as a powerful ball-carrier. He made his Test debut against Wales at the start of the 2008 season and was a cornerstone of the Bok scrum when they won the series against the British & Irish Lions in 2009. Because of injuries he missed the start of The Sharks’ season in 2012, but since his return he has been a rock in their pack, as well as for the Springboks. Unfortunately he missed the three Tests in November 2012 because of illness.

Position: Prop
Province: KwaZulu-Natal
Springbok number: 797
Test debut: 14 June 2008 vs Wales in Pretoria aged 22
Total tests: 60
Tour matches: 1
Total Springbok matches: 61
Win ratio: 42-16-2
Honours: SA Rugby Player of the Year nominee (2008); Young Player of the Year nominee (2008).