Stander was a member of the Kwazulu-Natal U18 side that finishes 11th at Craven Week in 2007
He went on to make his Currie Cup debut for the Sharks against the Blue Bulls in Pretoria; starting flanker for the Sharks XV that loses their Vodacom Cup quarter final, 37-36, to the Blue Bulls.
The aggressive flanker made his Super Rugby debut for the Western Force in 2014 against the Waratahs; playing 14 matches in his first season for the club.
Entering his third season with the Western Force, Stander has scored 10 points in 33 Super Rugby appearances.
(LS February 2017)
|2014 - present|
|Westville Boys High School
|2012 - 2016|
|2014 - 2023|