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Name
Morné du Plessis
Nationality
rsa South Africa
Position
Number Eight, Flanker
Current Team
Springboks
Past Teams
Grey College
Leagues
World Rugby Internationals, South Africa 1st XV
Seasons
1966, 1971
Birthday
2018-07-25

PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Morné
SURNAME Du Plessis
BIRTH DATE 21 October 1949
BIRTH PLACE Vereeniging
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Positions: No 8 (21) Flank (1)
Club: University of Stellenbosch RFC
Province: Western Province (1971)
Springbok number: 455
Test debut: 17 July 1971 vs Australia in Sydney aged 21
Last test: 8 November 1980 vs France in Pretoria aged 31
Total tests: 22
Tour matches: 10
Total Springbok matches: 32
Win ratio: 18-4-0
Tours: Australia 1971; France 1974; South America 1980
Captain in 15 tests (won 13)
Captain of 1980 Springbok touring team to South America.
SA Rugby Player of the Year nominee, 1976, 1977, 1979 & 1980.
Son of Felix du Plessis
RUGBY CAREER
TRIES 3
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 15
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 22
TRIES 3
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 15
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Australia 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
British Isles 6 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
France 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
New Zealand 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
South America 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 8
World XV 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SQUAD LIST
South Africa British Lions Tour – 1980
South Africa Outgoing Tours – 1980
South Africa Incoming Tours – 1977
South Africa Incoming Tours – 1976
South Africa Incoming Tours – 1975
South Africa British Lions Tour – 1974
South Africa Outgoing Tours – 1974
South Africa Incoming Tours – 1972
South Africa Outgoing Tours – 1971

World Rugby Internationals

SeasonTeamTCPDGAPts
1971Springboks000000
Total-000000

South Africa 1st XV

SeasonTeamTCPDGAPts
1966Grey College000000
Total-000000
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