PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Francois Philippus Lodewyk
SURNAME Steyn
HEIGHT 191 cm
WEIGHT 110 Kg
BIRTH DATE 14 May 1987
BIRTH PLACE Aliwal North
MARITIAL STATUS Married
FAVOURITE FILM Transformers
FAVOURITE MUSIC The Killers
FAVOURITE FOOD Braaivleis
PRIMARY SCHOOL Truida Kestell, Bethlehem
SECONDARY SCHOOL Grey College, Bloemfontein
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Frans Steyn, one of the most versatile players ever to don the Bok jersey, returned to South Africa in 2012 after three years of playing club rugby in France. He has played Test rugby at flyhalf, centre (inside and outside), wing and fullback and was one of the key players in the Boks’ last two Rugby World Cup campaigns. He reached his 50th Bok Test cap against Argentina during the Castle Rugby Championship in 2012, but missed the November tour to Ireland, Scotland and England because of injury.

Positions: Centre (26) Fullback (19) Flyhalf (5) Wing (3)
Province: KZN (2006-2009, from 2012), Racing Metro (France) (2010-2012)
Springbok number: 783
Test debut: 11 November 2006 vs Ireland in Dublin, aged 19
Total tests: 53
Tour matches: 2
Total Springbok matches: 55
Win ratio: 38-14-1
Honours: SA Under-19 Player of the Year (2006); Most Promising Player of the Year (2007).

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION Centre
PROVINCE Sharks
TRIES 19
CONVERSIONS 51
PENALTIES 59
DROP GOALS 15
TOTAL POINTS 419
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 53
TRIES 10
CONVERSIONS 5
PENALTIES 21
DROP GOALS 3
TOTAL POINTS 132
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Argentina 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
Australia 10 4 0 6 1 0 6 2 29
British Isles 3 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 6
England 10 9 0 1 1 1 2 1 16
Fiji 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 11
Ireland 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 5
Italy 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 11
Namibia 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
New Zealand 8 4 0 4 0 1 5 0 17
Samoa 3 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 8
Scotland 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Tonga 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
USA 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Wales 6 6 0 0 1 0 2 0 11
SQUAD LIST
Cell C Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2014
Cell C Sharks 2014 Super Rugby friendlies - 2014
The Sharks Absa Currie Cup Premier Division - 2013
Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2013
South Africa The Castle Rugby Championship - 2012
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2012
South Africa Castle Incoming Tours - 2012
Sharks Vodacom Super Rugby - 2012
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 2011
South Africa Castle Tri-Nations - 2011
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2009
South Africa British & Irish Lions Tour - 2009
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2009
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tour - 2008
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2008
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2008
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2008
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2008
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tour - 2007
South Africa XV Vodacom Outgoing Tour - 2007
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2007
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2007
Wildebeest Vodacom Cup - 2007
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2007
South Africa XV World Cup warm-up matches - 2007
South Africa World Cup warm-up matches - 2007
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2006
South Africa IRB Under 19 World Championship - 2006
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2006
South Africa Invitational XV Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2006
Free State SA Under 19 - 2005
Free State ABSA Under 21 Competition - 2005
South Africa IRB U19 World Championships - 2005
Free State U18 Coca-Cola Craven Week - 2004

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