Willem Petrus (WP) Nel is a South African-born tighthead prop who made his debut for the national team in 2015 in the Summer Tests against Italy, becoming a mainstay of the Scotland set-up since.
He was named in the 2015 World Cup squad and played every game, including a pool stage try against USA as Scotland reached the quarter-finals, before featuring in all four matches of the 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign, too.
Nel has made more than 170 appearances for Edinburgh Rugby since joining the club in 2012 from Super Rugby side Cheetahs.
In a Test match career now spanning eight seasons, the much-loved Nel won a 50th Scotland cap during the 2022 Autumn Nations Series.
Date of birth: 30/04/1986
Scotland Debut: 22/08/2015
Place of birth: Loeriesfontein (RSA)