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PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME John Leslie
SURNAME Gainsford
BIRTH DATE 04 August 1938
BIRTH PLACE Germiston
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Position: Centre
Club: Villager RFC
Provinces: Western Province (1960) South Western Districts (1962)
Springbok number: 348
Test debut: 30 April 1960 vs Scotland in Port Elizabeth aged 21
Last test: 29 July 1967 vs France in Johannesburg aged 28
Total tests: 33
Tour matches: 38
Total Springbok matches: 71
Win ratio: 18-12-3
Tours: British Isles, Ireland & France 1960-61; Ireland & Scotland 1965; Australia & New Zealand 1965.
RUGBY CAREER
TRIES 8
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 40
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 33
TRIES 8
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 40
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Australia 8 4 0 4 3 0 0 0 9
British Isles 4 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 6
England 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 5 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
Ireland 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
New Zealand 8 3 1 4 2 0 0 0 6
Scotland 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Wales 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SQUAD LIST
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1967
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 1965
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1964
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1963
South Africa British Lions Tour - 1962
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1961
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 1960
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1960

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
Castle Lager Outgoing Tour
Saturday, November 08 2014
19:30 - Ireland vs South Africa
Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Saturday, November 15 2014
16:30 - England vs South Africa
Twickenham, London
Saturday, November 22 2014
16:00 - Italy vs South Africa
Stadio Euganeo, Padova
Saturday, November 29 2014
16:30 - Wales vs South Africa
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
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
To be confirmed
Saturday, August 08 2015
17:00 - South Africa vs Argentina
To be confirmed
Castle Lager Outgoing Tour
Saturday, August 15 2015
00:00 - Argentina vs South Africa
To be confirmed
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

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