PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Rudolph August Wilkens
SURNAME Straeuli
HEIGHT 195 cm
WEIGHT 110 Kg
BIRTH DATE 20 August 1963
BIRTH PLACE Pretoria
MARITIAL STATUS Married
SECONDARY SCHOOL Menlo Park High School, Pretoria
TERTIARY EDUCATION University of Pretoria
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Rudolf Straeuli, who is also a qualified lawyer, is one of only a handful of people who have both played and coached at a Rugby World Cup. As player, this robust loose forward was part of the Springbok team that won the RWC at home in 1995, and as coach, he took the Boks to the RWC in Australia in 2003 - his second season in charge of the national team. He was also The Sharks' head coach when they went all the way to the Super Rugby final in 2001.

Position: No 8 (6) Flank (4)
Province: Blue Bulls, Golden Lions
Springbok number: 616
Test debut: 9 July 1994 vs New Zealand in Dunedin aged 30
Last test: 18 November 1995 vs England in London aged 32
Total tests: 10
Tour matches: 13
Total Springbok matches: 23
Win ratio: 9-1-0

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION Loose forward
TRIES 4
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 20
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 10
TRIES 4
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 20
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Argentina 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Australia 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
England 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Zealand 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 5
Samoa 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Wales 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
SQUAD LIST
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2003
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2003
South Africa Springboks Outgoing Tour - 2002
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2002
South Africa Incoming Tours - 2002
Gauteng Lions Bankfin Currie Cup - 1996
Transvaal Winfield Super 12 - 1996
South Africa SA to Italy & Eng - 1995
South Africa Wales to SA - 1995
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 1995
South Africa Western Samoa to SA - 1995
South Africa SA to Wales & Scotland - 1994
South Africa Argentina to SA - 1994
South Africa SA to New Zealand - 1994

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
2015 Community Cup Qualifying - Western Province Super League A
Wednesday, July 30 2014
21:00 - Stor-Age False Bay vs NNK
Phillip Herbstein Field, Constantia
Absa Under 19 Competition
Friday, August 01 2014
13:45 - Blue Bulls U19 vs Free State U19
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
15:15 - Sharks U19 vs Golden Lions U19
Woodburn Stadium, Pmbg
Absa Under 21 Competition
15:30 - Blue Bulls U21 vs Free State U21
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
IRB Women's Rugby World Cup
15:45 - Australia vs South Africa
Marcoussis 1, Paris, France
Absa Under 21 Competition
17:00 - Sharks U21 vs Golden Lions U21
Woodburn Stadium, Pmbg
2015 Community Cup Qualifying - Limpopo Boet Fick & Waterberg Leagues
20:00 - Potgietersrus vs Northam
Absa Under 19 Competition
Saturday, August 02 2014
11:00 - Leopards U19 vs EP Kings U19
Profert Olen Park, Potch
Vodacom Super Rugby
11:40 - Waratahs vs Crusaders
ANZ Stadium, Sydney
Absa Under 21 Competition
12:30 - Leopards U21 vs Border U21
Profert Olen Park, Potch

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