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Ivan John du Preez

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Full name
Ivan-John du Preez

Ivan-John Preez

Current club
NMMU Madibaz

94 kg (14 st 11 lb)

1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)

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23 June 1994 (age 29) Port Elizabeth, South Africa (

School(s) attended
Hoerskool Brandwag, Uitenhage

Playing position
Flanker / Number eight / Winger

Ivan John du Preez 2014

Ivan-John du Preez (born 23 June 1994 in Port Elizabeth) is a South African rugby union player, currently playing with the Eastern Province Kings. He can play as a loose-forward or a winger.



He represented the Eastern Province Kings at the Under-16 Grant Khomo Week in 2010 and for the Eastern Province U19 side during the 2012 Under-19 Provincial Championship season.

He joined the Stellenbosch Rugby Academy in 2013 and was also a member of the Western Province side that competed at the 2013 World Club 7s.

During the 2014 Varsity Cup Young Guns competition, he started all three matches for the NMMU Young Guns, playing at wing and centre.

Senior career

He was called up into the Eastern Province Kings squad for the 2014 Vodacom Cup competition and was included on the bench for their first match of the competition against Kenyan representative side Simba XV. He came on as a half-time replacement to make his first class debut for the team. He was promoted to the starting line-up for their next match against near-neighbours the Border Bulldogs in Grahamstown and marked his first start by scoring a 72nd minute try to help the Kings to a 60–6 victory. He also scored a try in their match against the SWD Eagles.


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