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PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Thomas Pleydell
SURNAME Bedford
BIRTH DATE 08 February 1942
BIRTH PLACE Bloemfontein
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Positions: No 8 (19) Flank (6)
Club: University of Natal (Durban) RFC
Province: Natal (1963)
Springbok number: 387
Test debut: 13 July 1963 vs Australia in Pretoria aged 21
Last test: 19 June 1971 vs France in Durban aged 29
Total tests: 25
Tour matches: 23
Total Springbok matches: 48
Win ratio: 13-8-4
Tours: Ireland & Scotland 1965; Australia & New Zealand 1965; France 1968; British Isles & Ireland 1969-70; Australia 1971
Captain in 3 tests
Vice-Captain of Springbok touring teams to France 1968, British Isles & Ireland 1969-70 and Australia 1971
RUGBY CAREER
TRIES 1
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 5
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 25
TRIES 1
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 5
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Australia 10 6 0 4 1 0 0 0 3
British Isles 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
England 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
France 5 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Ireland 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Wales 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
SQUAD LIST
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1971
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1969
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 1969
South Africa British Lions Tour - 1968
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 1968
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 1965
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1964
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1963

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
Castle Lager Outgoing Tour
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
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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