Ex-Players (As at 19 January 2022)

Profiles of Ex-Players that recently represented the Lions.

Elton Jantjies
Position: Flyhalf
Birthdate: 1 August 1990Height: 1.76mWeight: 88kgSchool: Florida
Caps for the Lions:
Total:180 (15 as captain)17 tries and 1678 pointsDebut: 2010
Currie Cup:51 (7 as captain)4 tries and 538 pointsDebut: 2010
Super Rugby:127 (6 as captain)13 tries and 1134 pointsDebut: 2011
Friendlies:2 (2 as Captain)0 tries and 6 pointsDebut: 2021
Ross Cronje
Position: Scrumhalf
Birthdate: 26 July 1989Height: 1.80mWeight: 88kgSchool: Michael House
Caps for the Lions:
Total:155 (15 as captain)12 tries and 60 pointsDebut: 2012
Currie Cup:65 (15 as captain)5 tries and 25 pointsDebut: 2012
Super Rugby:887 tries and 35 pointsDebut: 2012
Friendlies:20 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2021
Lionel Mapoe
Position: Centre
Birthdate: 13 July 1988Height: 1.82mWeight: 87kgSchool: Fichardtpark High School, Bloemfontein
Caps for the Lions:
Total:146 (6 as captain)37 tries and 185 pointsDebut: 2011
Currie Cup:38 (6 as captain)7 tries and 35 pointsDebut: 2011
Super Rugby:10830 tries and 150 pointsDebut: 2011
Warren Whiteley
Position: Loose Forward
Birthdate: 18 September 1987Height: 1.92mWeight: 97kgSchool: Glenwood
Caps for the Lions:
Total:145 (77 as captain)22 tries and 110 pointsDebut: 2010
Currie Cup:53 (6 as captain)7 tries and 35 pointsDebut: 2010
Super Rugby:92 (71 as captain)15 tries and 75 pointsDebut: 2011
Andries Coetzee
Position: Fullback
Birthdate: 1 March 1990Height: 1.81mWeight: 86kgSchool: Middelburg Technical
Caps for the Lions:
Total:14421 tries and 154 pointsDebut: 2012
Currie Cup:468 tries and 65 pointsDebut: 2012
Super Rugby:9813 tries and 89 pointsDebut: 2012
Courtnall Skosan
Position: Wing
Birthdate: 24 July 1991Height: 1.84mWeight: 90kgSchool: Brackenfell
Caps for the Lions:
Total:12358 tries and 290 pointsDebut: 2014
Currie Cup:4022 tries and 110 pointsDebut: 2014
Super Rugby:7735 tries and 175 pointsDebut: 2014
Friendlies:11 tries and 5 pointsDebut: 2021
Rainbow Cup:50 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2021
Jacques van Rooyen
Position: Prop
Birthdate: 24 October 1986Height: 1.86mWeight: 122kgSchool: Pretoria North High
Caps for the Lions:
Total:114 (9 as captain)9 tries and 45 pointsDebut: 2014
Currie Cup:48 (9 as captain)4 tries and 20 pointsDebut: 2014
Super Rugby:665 tries and 25 pointsDebut: 2014
Franco Mostert
Position: Lock
Birthdate: 27 November 1990Height: 1.98mWeight: 103kgSchool: Brits
Caps for the Lions:
Total:105 (10 as captain)10 tries and 50 pointsDebut: 2014
Currie Cup:226 tries and 30 pointsDebut: 2014
Super Rugby:83 (10 as captain)4 tries and 20 pointsDebut: 2014
Ruan Combrinck
Position: Wing
Birthdate: 10 May 1990Height: 1.83mWeight: 97kgSchool: Michael House
Caps for the Lions:
Total:9936 tries and 298 pointsDebut: 2012
Currie Cup:2912 tries and 145 pointsDebut: 2012
Super Rugby:7024 tries and 153 pointsDebut: 2012
Robbie Coetzee
Position: Hooker
Birthdate: 2 May 1989Height: 1.85mWeight: 105kgSchool: Eldoraigne High School
Caps for the Lions:
Total:9110 tries and 50 pointsDebut: 2013
Currie Cup:445 tries and 25 pointsDebut: 2013
Super Rugby:475 tries and 25 pointsDebut: 2014
Albertus "Kwagga" Smith
Position: Loose Forward
Birthdate: 11 June 1993Height: 1.80mWeight: 80kgSchool: HTS Middelburg
Caps for the Lions:
Total:84 (5 as captain)42 tries and 210 pointsDebut: 2014
Currie Cup:34 (3 as captain)21 tries and 105 pointsDebut: 2014
Super Rugby:50 (2 as Captain)21 tries and 105 pointsDebut: 2015
Malcolm Marx
Position: Hooker
Birthdate: 13 July 1994Height: 1.88mWeight: 119kgSchool: KES
Caps for the Lions:
Total:84 (10 as captain)31 tries and 155 pointsDebut: 2014
Currie Cup:171 tries and 5 pointsDebut: 2014
Super Rugby:67 (10 as captain)30 tries and 150 pointsDebut: 2014
Howard Mnisi
Position: Centre
Birthdate: 13 July 1989Height: 1.86mWeight: 100kgSchool: Standerton High School
Caps for the Lions:
Total:79 (3 as captain)16 tries and 80 pointsDebut: 2014
Currie Cup:37 (3 as captain)14 tries and 70 pointsDebut: 2014
Super Rugby:422 tries and 10 pointsDebut: 2015
Corne Fourie
Position: Prop
Birthdate: 2 September 1988Height: 1.87mWeight: 118kgSchool: Waterkloof
Caps for the Lions:
Total:799 tries and 45 pointsDebut: 2014
Currie Cup:153 tries and 15 pointsDebut: 2016
Super Rugby:646 tries and 30 pointsDebut: 2014
Harold Vorster
Position: Centre
Birthdate: 11 October 1993Height: 1.86mWeight: 92kgSchool: Frans du Toit
Caps for the Lions:
Total:7612 tries and 60 pointsDebut: 2014
Currie Cup:161 tries and 5 pointsDebut: 2014
Super Rugby:6011 tries and 55 pointsDebut: 2015
Dylan Smith
Position: Loosehead Prop
Birthdate: 26 February 1994Height: 1.81mWeight: 102kgSchool: KES
Caps for the Lions:
Total:743 tries and 15 pointsDebut: 2015
Currie Cup:211 tries and 5 pointsDebut: 2015
Super Rugby:532 tries and 10 pointsDebut: 2016
Marvin Orie
Position: Lock
Birthdate: 15 February 1993Height: 1.98mWeight: 104kgSchool: Tygerberg
Caps for the Lions:
Total:70 (3 as captain)4 tries and 20 pointsDebut: 2014
Currie Cup:31 (3 as captain)2 tries and 10 pointsDebut: 2017
Super Rugby:392 tries and 10 pointsDebut: 2014
Jacobie Adriaanse
Position: Prop
Birthdate: 19 July 1985Height: 1.78mWeight: 112kgSchool: Paarl Gimnasium
Caps for the Lions:
Total:703 tries and 15 pointsDebut: 2011
Currie Cup:433 tries and 15 pointsDebut: 2011
Super Rugby:270 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2011
Cyle Brink
Position: Loose Forward
Birthdate: 16 January 1994Height: 1.90mWeight: 98kgSchool: KES
Caps for the Lions:
Total:679 tries and 45 pointsDebut: 2016
Currie Cup:224 tries and 20 pointsDebut: 2016
Super Rugby:455 tries and 25 pointsDebut: 2016
Rohan Janse van Rensburg
Position: Centre
Birthdate: 11 September 1994Height: 1.86mWeight: 100kgSchool: Waterkloof
Caps for the Lions:
Total:6228 tries and 140 pointsDebut: 2015
Currie Cup:239 tries and 45 pointsDebut: 2015
Super Rugby:3919 tries and 95 pointsDebut: 2016
Sylvian Mahuza
Position: Wing
Birthdate: 29 July 1993Height: 1.78mWeight: 80kgSchool: Outeniqua
Caps for the Lions:
Total:5823 tries and 115 pointsDebut: 2016
Currie Cup:2110 tries and 50 pointsDebut: 2016
Super Rugby:3713 tries and 65 pointsDebut: 2016
Lourens Erasmus
Position: Lock
Birthdate: 14 June 1993Height: 2.00mWeight: 115kgSchool: Garsfontein
Caps for the Lions:
Total:569 tries and 45 pointsDebut: 2015
Currie Cup:114 tries and 20 pointsDebut: 2015
Super Rugby:455 tries and 25 pointsDebut: 2016
Andries Ferreira
Position: Lock
Birthdate: 29 March 1990Height: 1.97mWeight: 120kgSchool: Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool
Caps for the Lions:
Total:553 tries and 15 pointsDebut: 2015
Currie Cup:91 tries and 5 pointsDebut: 2016
Super Rugby:462 tries and 10 pointsDebut: 2015
Johannes Jonker
Position: Prop
Birthdate: 22 August 1994Height: 1.84mWeight: 118kgSchool: Hudson Park High School
Caps for the Lions:
Total:530 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2017
Currie Cup:160 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2017
Super Rugby:370 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2017
Dillon Smit
Position: Scrumhalf
Birthdate: 11 December 1992Height: 1.75mWeight: 80kgSchool: Hoërskool Middelburg
Caps for the Lions:
Total:533 tries and 15 pointsDebut: 2015
Currie Cup:243 tries and 15 pointsDebut: 2016
Super Rugby:260 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2015
Friendlies:30 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2021
Hacjivah Dayimani
Position: Loose Forward
Birthdate: 23 September 1997Height: 1.88mWeight: 99kgSchool: Jeppe
Caps for the Lions:
Total:5311 tries and 55 pointsDebut: 2017
Currie Cup:238 tries and 40 pointsDebut: 2017
Super Rugby:293 tries and 15 pointsDebut: 2018
Rainbow Cup:10 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2021
Marnus Schoeman
Position: Loose Forward
Birthdate: 9 February 1989Height: 1.78mWeight: 96kgSchool: Waterkloof
Caps for the Lions:
Total:4916 tries and 80 pointsDebut: 2018
Currie Cup:102 tries and 10 pointsDebut: 2019
Super Rugby:3814 tries and 70 pointsDebut: 2018
Friendlies:10 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2021
Robert Kruger
Position: Lock/Loose Forward
Birthdate: 28 April 1988Height: 1.92mWeight: 105kgSchool: Standerton
Caps for the Lions:
Total:471 tries and 5 pointsDebut: 2009
Currie Cup:131 tries and 5 pointsDebut: 2009
Super Rugby:340 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2009
Aphiwe Dyantyi
Position: Wing
Birthdate: 26 August 1994Height: 1.82mWeight: 87kgSchool: Dale College
Caps for the Lions:
Total:4319 tries and 95 pointsDebut: 2017
Currie Cup:146 tries and 30 pointsDebut: 2017
Super Rugby:2913 tries and 65 pointsDebut: 2018
Shaun Reynolds
Position: Flyhalf
Birthdate: 15 June 1995Height: 1.87mWeight: 91kgSchool: Goudveld
Caps for the Lions:
Total:3410 tries and 229 pointsDebut: 2017
Currie Cup:188 tries and 196 pointsDebut: 2017
Super Rugby:162 tries and 33 pointsDebut: 2017
Pieter Jansen
Position: Hooker
Birthdate: 21 March 1995Height: 1.83mWeight: 103kgSchool: EG Jansen
Caps for the Lions:
Total:324 tries and 20 pointsDebut: 2017
Currie Cup:224 tries and 20 pointsDebut: 2017
Super Rugby:100 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2019
Rhyno Herbst
Position: Lock
Birthdate: 5 July 1996Height: 1.98mWeight: 120kgSchool: Monument
Caps for the Lions:
Total:292 tries and 10 pointsDebut: 2017
Currie Cup:201 tries and 5 pointsDebut: 2017
Super Rugby:91 tries and 5 pointsDebut: 2019
Jan-Henning Campher
Position: Hooker
Birthdate: 10 December 1996Height: 1.86mWeight: 109kgSchool: Garsfontein
Caps for the Lions:
Total:291 tries and 5 pointsDebut: 2019
Currie Cup:130 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2019
Super Rugby:140 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2019
Friendlies:21 tries and 5 pointsDebut: 2021
Madosh Tambwe
Position: Wing
Birthdate: 12 May 1997Height: 1.87mWeight: 83kgSchool: Parktown
Caps for the Lions:
Total:2819 tries and 95 pointsDebut: 2016
Currie Cup:1610 tries and 50 pointsDebut: 2017
Super Rugby:129 tries and 45 pointsDebut: 2016
Wilhelm van der Sluys
Position: Lock
Birthdate: 14 August 1991Height: 1.98mWeight: 112kgSchool: Paarl Boys' High School
Caps for the Lions:
Total:270 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2019
Currie Cup:120 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2019
URC:10 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2021
Super Rugby:110 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2019
Rainbow Cup:10 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2021
Friendlies:20 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2021
Dan Kriel
Position: Centre
Birthdate: 15 February 1994Height: 1.93mWeight: 103kgSchool: Maritzburg College
Caps for the Lions:
Total:26 (2 as captain)2 tries and 10 pointsDebut: 2020
Currie Cup:130 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2020
Super Rugby:62 tries and 10 pointsDebut: 2020
Rainbow Cup:4 (2 as captain)0 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2021
Friendlies:30 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2021
Tyrone Green
Position: Wing
Birthdate: 5 March 1998Height: 1.77mWeight: 80kgSchool: Jeppe
Caps for the Lions:
Total:257 tries and 35 pointsDebut: 2018
Currie Cup:95 tries and 25 pointsDebut: 2018
Super Rugby:162 tries and 10 pointsDebut: 2019
Nic Groom
Position: Scrumhalf
Birthdate: 21 February 1990Height: 1.71mWeight: 81kgSchool: Rondebosch Boys High
Caps for the Lions:
Total:25 (2 as captain)4 tries and 20 pointsDebut: 2018
Currie Cup:4 (2 as captain)1 tries and 5 pointsDebut: 2018
Super Rugby:213 tries and 15 pointsDebut: 2018
Len Massyn
Position: Loose Forward
Birthdate: 21 May 1997Height: 1.91mWeight: 98kgSchool: Monument
Caps for the Lions:
Total:373 tries and 15 pointsDebut: 2017
Currie Cup:242 tries and 10 pointsDebut: 2017
Super Rugby:90 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2018
Rainbow Cup:31 tries and 5 pointsDebut: 2021
Friendlies:10 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2021
Nathan McBeth
Position: Loosehead Prop
Birthdate: 8 June 1998Height: 1.90mWeight: 116kgSchool: Monument
Caps for the Lions:
Total:222 tries and 10 pointsDebut: 2019
Currie Cup:81 tries and 5 pointsDebut: 2019
Super Rugby:70 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2019
Rainbow Cup:20 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2021
Friendlies:51 tries and 5 pointsDebut: 2021
James Venter
Position: Loose Forward
Birthdate: 21 August 1996Height: 1.82mWeight: 92kgSchool: Glenwood
Caps for the Lions:
Total:195 tries and 25 pointsDebut: 2017
Currie Cup:175 tries and 25 pointsDebut: 2017
Super Rugby:20 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2019
Marco Jansen van Vuren
Position: Scrumhalf
Birthdate: 14 June 1996Height: 1.88mWeight: 88kgSchool: Transvalia
Caps for the Lions:
Total:163 tries and 15 pointsDebut: 2017
Currie Cup:123 tries and 15 pointsDebut: 2017
Super Rugby:40 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2018
Ashlon Davids
Position: Flyhalf
Birthdate: 24 June 1993Height: 1.70mWeight: 85kgSchool: Schoonspruit Hoërskool, Malmesbury
Caps for the Lions:
Total:151 tries and 11 pointsDebut: 2015
Currie Cup:121 tries and 11 pointsDebut: 2015
Super Rugby:30 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2016
Jamba Ulengo
Position: Wing
Birthdate: 7 January 1990Height: 1.85mWeight: 100kgSchool: Jim Fouche
Caps for the Lions:
Total:112 tries and 10 pointsDebut: 2019
Currie Cup:50 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2019
URC:21 tries and 5 pointsDebut: 2021
Super Rugby:31 tries and 5 pointsDebut: 2020
Friendlies:10 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2021
Frans van Wyk
Position: Prop
Birthdate: 25 April 1995Height: 1.90mWeight: 128kgSchool: Monument
Caps for the Lions:
Total:90 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2019
Currie Cup:10 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2019
Super Rugby:80 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2019
Ruan Vermaak
Position: Lock
Birthdate: 1 May 1998Height: 1.99mWeight: 105kgSchool: Monument
Caps for the Lions:
Total:80 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2019
Super Rugby:80 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2019
Gianni Lombard
Position: Flyhalf
Birthdate: 22 January 1998Height: 1.78mWeight: 75kgSchool: Paarl Boys' High School
Caps for the Lions:
Total:80 tries and 3 pointsDebut: 2018
Currie Cup:20 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2018
Super Rugby:60 tries and 3 pointsDebut: 2019
Wiehahn Herbst
Position: Prop
Birthdate: 5 July 1988Height: 1.80mWeight: 117kgSchool: Klerksdorp
Caps for the Lions:
Total:50 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2020
Currie Cup:30 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2020
Friendlies:20 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2021
Roelof Smit
Position: Loose Forward
Birthdate: 11 January 1993Height: 1.90mWeight: 109kgSchool: Hangklip, Queenstown
Caps for the Lions:
Total:50 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2020
Currie Cup:40 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2020
Friendlies:10 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2021
Leo Kruger
Position: Prop
Birthdate: 11 July 1997Height: 1.88mWeight: 113kgSchool: Brackenfell
Caps for the Lions:
Total:40 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2018
Currie Cup:40 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2018
Driaan Bester
Position: Lock
Birthdate: 25 May 1996Height: 1.93mWeight: 103kgSchool: Middelburg
Caps for the Lions:
Total:30 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2018
Currie Cup:30 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2018
Pikkie de Villiers
Position: Loose Forward
Birthdate: 28 April 1996Height: 1.92mWeight: 110kgSchool: Eldoraigne
Caps for the Lions:
Total:30 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2017
Currie Cup:30 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2017
Eddie Fouche
Position: Flyhalf
Birthdate: 4 September 1997Height: 1.85mWeight: 94kgSchool: Affies
Caps for the Lions:
Total:30 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2019
Currie Cup:10 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2019
URC:20 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2021
HP van Schoor
Position: Hooker
Birthdate: 23 October 1997Height: 1.80mWeight: 106kgSchool: Hoër Landbouskool Oakdale
Caps for the Lions:
Total:10 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2018
Currie Cup:10 tries and 0 pointsDebut: 2018
“Forwards win games, backs decide by how much.”