Player Host Country Pos Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Won Lost Draw %
V Matfield in South Africa L 2001-2014 56 53 3 25 5 43 12 1 77.67
J de Villiers in South Africa W,C 2004-2015 53 52 1 95 19 41 10 2 79.24
BG Habana in South Africa W 2005-2016 51 51 0 145 29 38 11 2 76.47
T Mtawarira in South Africa P 2008-2018 50 47 3 5 1 36 12 2 74.00
PC Montgomery in South Africa FB 1997-2008 47 40 7 486 15 35 11 1 75.53
JW Smit in South Africa P,H 2000-2011 44 38 6 15 3 34 9 1 78.40
JH van der Westhuizen in South Africa SH 1994-2003 42 37 5 75 15 30 12 0 71.42
JP du Randt in South Africa P 1994-2007 37 36 1 15 3 26 10 1 71.62
PF du Preez in South Africa SH 2004-2014 36 28 8 25 5 28 7 1 79.16
R Pienaar in South Africa FH,SH 2006-2015 36 13 23 51 4 28 7 1 79.16
MG Andrews in South Africa L,N8 1994-2001 35 32 3 35 7 25 10 0 71.42
SWP Burger in South Africa BR 2004-2015 34 27 7 45 9 26 7 1 77.94
BW du Plessis in South Africa H 2007-2015 33 23 10 35 7 25 7 1 77.27
JP Botha in South Africa L 2003-2014 32 30 2 15 3 29 3 0 90.62
E Etzebeth in South Africa 2012-2018 32 31 1 5 1 22 8 2 71.87
JH Smith in South Africa F 2003-2010 32 28 4 20 4 25 7 0 78.12
PJ Spies in South Africa N8 2006-2013 32 30 2 35 7 24 7 1 76.56
JN du Plessis in South Africa P 2008-2015 31 26 5 5 1 24 6 1 79.03
BJ Paulse in South Africa W 1999-2006 31 27 4 80 16 26 5 0 83.87
M Steyn in South Africa FH 2009-2016 30 24 6 417 6 23 6 1 78.33
JPR Pietersen in South Africa W 2006-2016 29 27 2 50 10 21 7 1 74.13
JA Strauss in South Africa H 2008-2016 28 14 14 15 3 19 8 1 69.64
J Fourie in South Africa C 2004-2011 27 21 6 50 10 22 5 0 81.48
CJ van der Linde in South Africa P 2004-2011 27 11 16 10 2 19 7 1 72.22
AG Venter in South Africa F 1996-2001 27 26 1 15 3 17 10 0 62.96
ER Januarie in South Africa SH 2005-2010 26 13 13 15 3 22 4 0 84.61
AH le Roux in South Africa P 1994-2002 25 7 18 0 0 18 7 0 72.00
WJ le Roux in South Africa 2013-2018 25 22 3 40 8 18 7 0 72.00
LFP Louw in South Africa F 2010-2018 25 24 1 25 5 16 8 1 66.00
GG Steenkamp in South Africa P 2005-2014 25 14 11 20 4 20 5 0 80.00
JH Ellis in South Africa F 1967-1976 24 24 0 15 5 14 6 4 66.66
DJ Rossouw in South Africa UF 2005-2011 24 12 12 5 1 17 6 1 72.91
FPL Steyn in South Africa C 2007-2017 24 13 11 50 4 18 6 0 75.00
FCH du Preez in South Africa L 1961-1971 22 22 0 3 1 16 2 4 81.81
AD James in South Africa FH 2001-2011 21 18 3 103 1 14 7 0 66.66
S Kolisi in South Africa F 2013-2018 21 15 6 10 2 14 6 1 69.04
JFK Marais in South Africa P 1963-1974 21 21 0 3 1 12 6 3 64.28
JC van Niekerk in South Africa BR 2001-2008 21 11 10 25 5 17 4 0 80.95
J Dalton in South Africa H 1994-2002 20 17 3 15 3 18 2 0 90.00
JL Gainsford in South Africa C 1960-1967 20 20 0 12 4 13 5 2 70.00
F Hougaard in South Africa W,SH 2010-2017 20 14 6 10 2 14 5 1 72.50
RB Kempson in South Africa P 1998-2003 20 14 6 5 1 15 5 0 75.00
JT Small in South Africa W 1992-1997 20 19 1 25 5 12 7 1 62.50
AH Snyman in South Africa C 1996-2006 20 20 0 30 6 13 7 0 65.00
GH Teichmann in South Africa N8 1995-1999 20 20 0 15 3 14 6 0 70.00

Records include the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v New Zealand at Pretoria, Rugby Championship, Oct 6, 2018 [30-32 FT]
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, Rugby Championship, Sep 29, 2018 [23-12 FT]
South Africa v Argentina at Durban, Rugby Championship, Aug 18, 2018 [34-21 FT]