Faan Rautenbach joined London Irish in September 2005 and has since played a key role in the dramatic improvement in the effectivness of the club's forwards, especially the front row.
With 14 caps for the Springboks, including the 2003 Rugby World Cup, and ten in the Super 12/14 tournament, Faan is among the most experienced, international prop forwards in world rugby. In terms of technique and strength he his respected by his peers as one of the best tight heads in the Guinness Premiership.
Injury restricted his appearances for the Exiles last season, however, he is fully fit and looking forward to adding to the 59 appearances he has already made for the club.
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|Weight:||130kgs / 20st 7lbs|
|Height:||190cm / 6ft 3ins|
|Date of Birth:||22/02/1976|
|Place of Birth:||Bethlehem, South Africa|
|Former Clubs:||, Golden Cats, Stormers, Western Province|
|Representative Honours:||Barbarians, South Africa A|
|Favourite Holiday Destination:||South Africa|
|Faan's Club Stats:||This Season||Club Total|
|Faan's Test Stats:||Win Rate||Total|
|Country||Won: 9 Drawn: - Lost: 5||South Africa|
|Drop Goals||-||International Points||5|