PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Albertus Johannes
SURNAME Venter
HEIGHT 198 cm
WEIGHT 112 Kg
BIRTH DATE 29 July 1973
BIRTH PLACE Bethulie
PRIMARY SCHOOL Pellisier Primary School, Bethulie
SECONDARY SCHOOL Louis Botha Technical High School, Bloemfontein
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Hard as nails, AJ Venter is, along with John Smit, the most-capped South African Vodacom Super Rugby player (at the end of 2012), with 125 appearances in this gruelling competition. Although he only broke through at international level late in his career, he also played in 25 Tests for the Springboks as an uncompromising loose forward in the mould of the great Andre Venter - eight of these at lock.

Positions: Flank (17) Lock (8)
Province: Western Province, Golden Lions, KwaZulu-Natal
Springbok number: 695
Test debut: 26 November 2000 vs Wales in Cardiff aged 27
Last test: 9 September 2006 vs Australia in Johannesburg aged 33
Total tests: 25
Tour matches: 3
Total Springbok matches: 28
Win ratio: 13-12-0

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION Loose forward, Lock
TRIES 21
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 105
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 25
TRIES 0
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 0
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Argentina 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Australia 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
England 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
France 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Ireland 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Zealand 5 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Pacific Islanders 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
USA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wales 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SQUAD LIST
Vodacom Stormers Vodacom Super 14 - 2009
Vodacom WP ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2008
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2008
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2007
Wildebeest Vodacom Cup - 2007
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2007
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2006
Springbok XV Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2006
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2006
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2006
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2006
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Qualifying Round - 2005
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2005
Natal Wildebeest Vodacom Cup - 2005
Sharks Vodacom Super 12 - 2005
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2004
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2004
Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2004
Sharks Vodacom Super 12 - 2004
Natal Sharks ABSA Currie Cup - Premier Div. - 2003
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2003
Sharks Vodacom Super 12 - 2003
South Africa Springboks Outgoing Tour - 2002
Natal Sharks Bankfin Currie Cup - 2002
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2002
South Africa Incoming Tours - 2002
Sharks Vodacom Super 12 - 2002
South Africa Springboks Outgoing Tour - 2001
Natal Sharks Bankfin Currie Cup - 2001
Sharks Vodacom Super 12 - 2001
South Africa SA to Argentina & the UK - 2000
South Africa XV SA to Argentina & the UK - 2000
Natal Sharks Bankfin Currie Cup - 2000
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2000
Sharks Vodacom Super 12 - 2000
Lions Bankfin Currie Cup - 1999
Cats Winfield Super 12 - 1999
Golden Lions Vodacom Cup - 1999
Free State Cheetahs Bankfin Currie Cup - 1998
Emerging Springboks Wales to SA - 1998
Golden Cats Winfield Super 12 - 1998
Old Greys Supersport Club Champ - 1997
Vodacom Cheetahs British & Irish Lions Tour - 1997
Free State Cheetahs Bankfin Currie Cup - 1997

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
2015 Community Cup Qualifying - Valke Peregrine League
Tuesday, July 29 2014
20:00 - Springs vs Vaal Reefs (Leo)
Olympia Park, Springs
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
2015 Community Cup Qualifying - Border Super League
21:00 - Old Selbornians vs All Blacks
Kempston Park, East London
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

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