Eben Etzebeth, born October 29, 1991, in Cape Town, South Africa, is a South African rugby union footballer, playing for the Stormers in Super Rugby and for Western Province in the Currie Cup.

A big strong lock and emerging young star, Eben is one of Province’s group of young guns with a high work rate. He is specifically known for his physical play.

Etzebeth made his Stormers debut in 2011 against the Hurricanes. He was a member of the South Africa Under 20 team that competed in the 2011 IRB Junior World Championship.

Etzebeth has also received high honours internationally, having achieved 6 international caps as of 2012.

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