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 - Boland Premier League
Friday, October 31 2014
21:00 - Roses United vs Vredenburg
Pelican Park, Wellington
2015 Community Cup Qualifying - Repechage
Saturday, November 01 2014
16:00 - South-East 2 (SAPS PE/Barbarians) vs South-West 2 (Durbell)
Swellendam Sports Grounds
Saturday, November 08 2014
16:00 - Central 2 (Upington) vs Winner (South-East 2 v South-West 2)
Die Eiland, Upington
Castle Lager Outgoing Tour
19:30 - Ireland vs South Africa
Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Saturday, November 15 2014
16:30 - England vs South Africa
Twickenham, London
Saturday, November 22 2014
16:00 - Italy vs South Africa
Stadio Euganeo, Padova
Saturday, November 29 2014
16:30 - Wales vs South Africa
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
HSBC Sevens World Series Dubai
Friday, December 05 2014
07:00 - South Africa vs Portugal
7he Sevens, Dubai
07:22 - Wales vs Canada
7he Sevens, Dubai
07:44 - Fiji vs France
7he Sevens, Dubai

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