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PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Morné
SURNAME Du Plessis
BIRTH DATE 21 October 1949
BIRTH PLACE Vereeniging
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Positions: No 8 (21) Flank (1)
Club: University of Stellenbosch RFC
Province: Western Province (1971)
Springbok number: 455
Test debut: 17 July 1971 vs Australia in Sydney aged 21
Last test: 8 November 1980 vs France in Pretoria aged 31
Total tests: 22
Tour matches: 10
Total Springbok matches: 32
Win ratio: 18-4-0
Tours: Australia 1971; France 1974; South America 1980
Captain in 15 tests
Captain of 1980 Springbok touring team to South America.
SA Rugby Player of the Year nominee, 1976, 1977, 1979 & 1980.
Son of Felix du Plessis
RUGBY CAREER
TRIES 3
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 15
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 22
TRIES 3
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 15
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Australia 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
British Isles 6 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
France 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
New Zealand 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
South America 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 8
World XV 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SQUAD LIST
South Africa British Lions Tour - 1980
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 1980
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1977
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1976
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1975
South Africa British Lions Tour - 1974
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 1974
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1972
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 1971

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, September 27 2014
17:00 - South Africa vs Australia
DHL Newlands, Cape Town
Saturday, October 04 2014
17:00 - South Africa vs New Zealand
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
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
00:00 - Italy vs South Africa
Stadio Euganeo, Padova
Saturday, November 29 2014
16:30 - Wales vs South Africa
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
IRB Rugby World Cup
Saturday, September 19 2015
16:45 - South Africa vs Japan
Brighton Community Centre, Brighton

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