PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Richard Edward
SURNAME Bands
HEIGHT 183 cm
WEIGHT 120 Kg
BIRTH DATE 25 March 1974
BIRTH PLACE Mafikeng
PRIMARY SCHOOL Mareetsane Primary
SECONDARY SCHOOL Lichtenburg High
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Position: Prop
Club: Harlequins RFC
Province: Blue Bulls (2003)
Springbok number: 745
Test debut: 7 June 2003 vs Scotland in Durban aged 29
Last test: 8 November 2003 vs New Zealand in Melbourne aged 29
Total tests: 11
Tour matches: 0
Total Springbok matches: 11
Win ratio: 6-5-0
Tours: RWC in Australia, 2003.
Honours:
SA Rugby Player of the Year nominee, 2003; SuperSport Try of the Year, 2003 (against New Zealand in Dunedin).
RUGBY CAREER
TRIES 8
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 40
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 11
TRIES 2
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 10
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Argentina 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Australia 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
England 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
New Zealand 3 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 5
Samoa 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uruguay 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
SQUAD LIST
Vodacom Blue Bulls Vodacom Cup - 2008
Blue Bulls XV Absa Currie Cup Compulsory Friendlies - 2007
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2007
Vodacom Blue Bulls Vodacom Cup - 2007
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 14 - 2007
Vodacom Blue Bulls Vodacom Cup - 2006
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2005
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Qualifying Round - 2005
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super 12 - 2005
South Africa A South Africa A Outgoing Tour - 2004
Mobil Blue Bulls Vodacom Cup - 2004
Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2004
Bulls Vodacom Super 12 - 2004
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 2003
South Africa RWC Warm-ups - 2003
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2003
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2003
Bulls Vodacom Super 12 - 2003
Blue Bulls Bankfin Currie Cup - 2002
Bulls Vodacom Super 12 - 2002
Blue Bulls Vodacom Cup - 2002
Blue Bulls Bankfin Currie Cup - 2001
Blue Bulls Vodacom Cup - 2001
Free State Pres Shield A SA Cup - 1999

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, July 18 2015
12:05 - Australia vs South Africa
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Saturday, July 25 2015
17:00 - South Africa vs New Zealand
Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg
Saturday, August 08 2015
17:00 - South Africa vs Argentina
Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban
Castle Lager Outgoing Tour
Saturday, August 15 2015
00:00 - Argentina vs South Africa
To be confirmed
RWC Warm-up Test
17:00 - South Africa vs Argentina
IRB Rugby World Cup
Saturday, September 19 2015
16:45 - South Africa vs Japan
Brighton Community Centre, Brighton
Saturday, September 26 2015
16:45 - South Africa vs Samoa
Villa Park, Birmingham
Saturday, October 03 2015
16:45 - South Africa vs Scotland
St James' Park, Newcastle
Wednesday, October 07 2015
16:45 - South Africa vs USA
Olympic Stadium, London

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