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PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Carel Johan
SURNAME Du Plessis
BIRTH DATE 24 June 1960
BIRTH PLACE Somerset East
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Position: Wing
Club: University of Stellenbosch RFC
Province: Western Province (1981)
Springbok number: 523
Test debut: 27 March 1982 vs South America in Pretoria aged 21
Last test: 2 September 1989 vs World Team in Johannesburg aged 29
Total tests: 12
Tour matches: 10
Total Springbok matches: 22
Win ratio: 10-2-0
Tours: New Zealand & USA 1981.
SA Rugby Player of the Year nominee, 1983, 1986 & 1989.
Brother of Willie and Michael du Plessis
Springbok Coach from June 1997 to August 1997
RUGBY CAREER
TRIES 4
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 20
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 12
TRIES 4
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 20
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
England 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
NZ Cavaliers 4 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 4
South America 4 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 8
World XV 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SQUAD LIST
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1989
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1986
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1984
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1982
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 1981

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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