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45 Springboks produced by Grey College

Grey College has produced 45 capped Springbok rugby players. Since WW II Grey has produced more Springbok players than any other school.

1. Herman Dirk “Broekie” van Broekhuizen ( 5 September 1896) – 59*

2. Evelyn Edgar “Boetie” McHardy (1912) – 134*

3. Sarel Stephanus Francois Strauss (17 September 1921) – 158*

4. Henry James “Kalfie” Martin (17 July 1937) – 256*

5. Louis Babrow (26 June 1937) – 246*

6. Pieter Jacobus “Piet” de Wet (6 August 1938) – 261*

7. Coenraad Frederik “Popeye” Strydom (3 September 1955 ) – 325*

8. Johannes Wilhelmus “John” Wessels (6 April 1965) – 402*

9. Johannes Jacobus“Johan” Spies (25 July 1970) – 446*

10. Morné du Plessis (17 July 1971) – 455*

11. Dawid Stefanus Lubbe “Dawie” Snyman (3 June 1972) – 453*

12. Jacobus Cornelis Pauw “Jackie” Snyman (22 June 1974) – 466*

13. Marthinus Theunis Steyn “Theuns” Stofberg (14 August 1976) – 489*

14. Robert “Robbie” Blair (27 August 1977) – 494*

15. Jacobus “Jaco” Reinach (10 May 1986) – 542*

16. Helgard Lourens Muller (31 May 1986) – 551*

17. Pieter Gysbert Muller (15 August 1992) Class of 1988 – 560*

18. Heinrich Theodor Füls (15 August 1992) Class of 1989 – 567*

19. Johannes Jakobus “Johan” Styger (Capped 15 August 1992) Class of 1979– 566*

20. Johannes Andries Truscott (3 October 1992) Class of 1981 – 581*

21. Ruben Jacobus Kruger (6 November 1993) Class of 1988 – 596*

22. Allen Erasmus “Naka” Drotské (13 November 1993) Class of 1989 – 601*

23. André-Henri “Ollie” le Roux (4 June 1994) Class of 1991 – 600*

24. Werner “Smiley” Swanepoel (5 July 1997) Class of 1991 – 654*

25. Charl Francois Marais (12 June 1999) Class of 1988 – 685*

26. Christoffel Johannes “CJ” van der Linde (16 November 2002) Class of 1988 – 741*

27. Gert Johannes Jacobus “Gerrie” Britz (12 June 2004) Class of 1996 – 760*

28. Ruan Pienaar (26 August 2006) Class of 2002 – 779*

29. Francois Philippus Lodewyk Steyn (11 November 2006) Class of 2005 – 783*

30. Bismarck Wilhelm du Plessis (7 July 2007) Class of 2002 – 787*

31. Jan Nathaniel “Jannie” du Plessis (7 July 2007) Class of 2000 – 788*

32. Christiaan Rudolph “Tiaan” Liebenberg (1 December 2007) Class of 1999 – 794*

33. Jan Adriaan Strauss (19 July 2008) Class of 2003 – 800*

34. Heinrich Wilhelm Brussow (22 November 2008) Class of 2004 – 801*

35. Wian Hunter du Preez (21 November 2009) Class of 2000 – 792*

36. Phillip Rudolph “Flip” van der Merwe (12 June 2010) Class of 2003 – 818*

37.  Jacobus Strauss (4 December 2010) Class of 2002 – 827*

38. Gideon Johannes “Deon” Stegmann (6 November 2010) Class of 2004 – 825*

39. Coenrad Victor “Coenie” Oosthuizen (9 June 2012) Class of 2007– 824*

40. Johannes Lodewikus “Johan” Goosen (8 September 2012) Class of 2010 – 839*

41. Jan Lodewyk Serfontein (8 June 2013) Class of 2011 – 849*

42. Petrus Erasmus “Piet” van Zyl (15 June 2013) Class of 2007 – 852*

43. Marcel van der Merwe (28 June 2014) Class of 2009 – 858*

44. Cobus Reinach (27 September 2014) Class of 2008 – 864*

45. Jacobus Francois Venter (12 November 2016) Class of 2009 – 877*

Springboks that schooled at Grey but didn’t matriculate at Grey

  1. Brendon James (BJ) Botha (26 August 2006) – 778*

3 Uncapped Boks

  1. *Pieter Hermias Cornelius “Lappies” Labuschagne (2013 Bok Squad)
  2. *Robert Thompson Ebersohn (2013 Bok Squad)
  3. *Paul Abraham Jordaan (2014 Bok Squad)

4 Springboks that was Teachers at Grey (non old Boys)

#
472
Name
Jan Johannes Jacobus Schlebusch
Nationality
rsa South Africa
Position
Centre
Current Team
Springboks
Leagues
World Rugby Internationals
Seasons
1974
Birthday
2018-09-05
  1. Gert Daniël Cilliers – (13 July 1963) – Bok nr.342*
  2. Gerrie Germishuizen –
  3. Chris de Wilsen –

12 International Rugby Players played for other countries:

  1. James Roos Craven – Rugby – Rhodesia 1965 (Class of 1961)
  2. Andre Blom – Rugby – USA 1997
  3. Nelio de Sa – Rugby – Portugal 1998 (Class of 1993)
  4. Emil Seyfferdt – Rugby & Sevens – The Arabian Gulf “UAE” (Class of 1987)
  5. Michael Horak – Rugby – England 2002
  6. Raoul Larson – Rugby – Namibia 2011
  7. Richardt Strauss – Rugby – Ireland 2012
  8. Awie Thomson – Rugby – Namibia 2013 (Class of 2012)
  9. Leneve Damens – Rugby – Namibia 2015 (Class of 2011)
  10. Hendrik van der Merwe – Rugby – Germany (Class of 2007)
  11. Mike Andrade – Sevens Rugby – Portugal 2015 (Class of 2014)
  12. Adriaan Theisinger – Rugby – Germany 2016 (Class of 2008)

 

 

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