Eben Etzebeth hails from South Africa and currently plays for the Stormers in Super Rugby and for Western Province in the Currie Cup.
2012 has had what could only be described as a dream year for Etzebeth. The 21 year old starred for the Stormers in Super Rugby before making his Springbok debut against England in June before winning the Currie Cup with Western Province on the weekend.
He has also been nominated in three categories for the prestigious South African Rugby Union (SARU) Rugby Player of the Year Awards.
Club: Stormers/Western Province
National Team: Springboks