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
     
Cell C Community Cup
Monday, April 21 2014
LIVE SCORING 16:00 - Impala vs Roodepoort
Outeniqua Park, George
Vodacom Super Rugby
Friday, April 25 2014
07:35 - Blues vs Waratahs
Eden Park, Auckland
09:40 - Brumbies vs Chiefs
GIO Stadium, Canberra
Vodacom Cup
15:00 - Blue Bulls vs Limpopo Blue Bulls
Loftus Versfeld B, Pretoria
15:00 - Valke vs Griffons
Barnard Stadium, Kempton Park
16:30 - Sharks XV vs EP Kings
Growthpoint KINGS PARK, Durban
Inter Provincial Women A
17:00 - South Western Districs vs Border
Vodacom Cup
19:00 - SWD vs Western Province
Outeniqua Park, George
Vodacom Super Rugby
19:10 - Cell C Sharks vs Highlanders
Growthpoint KINGS PARK, Durban
Saturday, April 26 2014
09:35 - Hurricanes vs Reds
Westpac Stadium, Wellington

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