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
     
Absa Under 19 Competition
Friday, September 05 2014
17:00 - EP Kings U19 vs Sharks U19
NMMU Stadium, PE
Absa Under 21 Competition
18:00 - Border U21 vs Sharks U21
BCM Stadium, East London
Absa Currie Cup Premier Division
19:10 - DHL Western Province vs EP Kings
DHL Newlands, Cape Town
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, September 06 2014
09:35 - New Zealand vs Argentina
McLean Park, Napier
Absa Under 19 Competition
11:00 - Free State U19 vs Leopards U19
Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
11:45 - Griffons U19 vs Boland U19
North West Stadium, Welkom
12:00 - Valke U19 vs SWD U19
Barnard Stadium, Kempton Park
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
12:05 - Australia vs South Africa
Patersons Stadium, Perth
2015 Community Cup Qualifying - Regional Play-Offs
12:45 - Leopards 2 (Vaal Reefs) vs Valke 2 (Brakpan)
Olen Park, Potchefstroom
Absa Under 21 Competition
13:00 - Free State U21 vs Leopards U21
Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein

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