Player Info

Playing squad 2011/2012

Faan Rautenbach

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Faan Rautenbach joined London Irish from Western Province in September 2005 and has been a key member of the forward pack ever since.

Rautenbach began his career as a hooker before switching to prop when he joined the South Africa A squad for their tour to Europe in 2001. He quickly established himself as one of the leading props in the Super 12 and Currie Cup competitions.

With 14 caps for the Springboks, including the 2003 Rugby World Cup, and 10 in the Super 12/14 tournament; Rautenbach is an experienced, international prop whose technique and strength is respected by his peers.

After an injury hit season in 2008/09, Rautenbach returned to prominence during 2009/10 season, racking up 25 appearances for the club. He has also scored two tries.

During the 2010/11 season Rautenbach became a London Irish centurion making his 100th Exiles appearance against Harlequins at Twickenham. The big South African signed a contract extension which will see him remain at Sunbury until the end of the 2011/12 season.

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Recent news stories on Faan Rautenbach:

Date Type Headline
24.05.2012 Club News Cai Griffiths signs for London Irish
05.05.2012 Match Reports Sensational Irish finish season off in style
04.05.2012 Club News Bob Casey to captain Exiles in his farewell appearance
14.04.2012 Match Reports Saracens fight back to beat Exiles
13.04.2012 Club News Corbisiero to captain Exiles against Saracens
30.03.2012 Club News Exiles named for Sandy Park encounter
25.03.2012 Match Reports Heroic Exiles go down fighting
23.03.2012 Club News Corbisiero returns for St Patrick’s Party
03.03.2012 Club News Nicky Robinson boots Wasps to victory
02.03.2012 Club News Exiles named to face London Wasps
26.02.2012 Match Reports Saints snatch victory over Exiles at the death
24.02.2012 Club News Danaher returns to face Northampton Saints
18.02.2012 Match Reports Newcastle 19 London Irish 10
17.02.2012 Club News Kennedy to Captain at Kingston Park
11.02.2012 Club News Harlequins come out on top despite Irish efforts.
10.02.2012 Club News London Irish name side to face Harlequins
28.01.2012 Match Reports Clinical Scarlets see off Irish
27.01.2012 Club News Injured players return to face Scarlets
23.01.2012 Match Reports Edinburgh vs. London Irish match report
20.01.2012 Club News Bob Casey to captain Exiles in Edinburgh
14.01.2012 Club News Cardiff end Exiles Heineken hopes
13.01.2012 Club News London Irish name side to face Cardiff Blues
08.01.2012 Match Reports London Irish edge Sale Sharks in a tight encounter at Madejski Stadium
06.01.2012 Club News London Irish name side to face Sale Sharks
04.01.2012 Club News Clarke Dermody reaches 100
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