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Bismarck du Plessis (Photo by John Berry/Getty Images)
Bismarck du Plessis (Photo by John Berry/Getty Images)

French life must be pretty good for Bismarck du Plessis… even if multiple pictures of hefty, horned specimens on the wall behind him were reminders that his cattle farm in the eastern Free State is still seriously close to his heart. 

The gnarly 79-cap Springbok hooker, who turns 37 on Saturday, was a particularly chirpy guest this week on SuperSport’s Afrikaans-language SuperRugby programme.

Hosted by Renier von Zeuner, and with Breyton Paulse and Swys de Bruin as studio contributors, the undoubted highlight of the hour-long regular Monday chat show was the short Zoom-type hook-up with Montpellier-based Du Plessis. 

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