Fullback
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
PC Montgomery 1997-2008 80 808 17 141 141 6 53 26 1 66.87
AJ Joubert 1993-1997 32 115 10 7 17 0 22 9 1 70.31
WJ le Roux 2013-2018 39 45 9 0 0 0 26 13 0 66.66
Z Kirchner 2009-2015 27 25 5 0 0 0 13 13 1 50.00
WW Greeff 2002-2003 9 31 4 4 0 1 3 6 0 33.33
GK Johnson 1993-1995 4 61 4 10 7 0 4 0 0 100.00
CA Jantjes 2001-2008 19 17 3 1 0 0 12 6 1 65.78
FPL Steyn 2006-2011 14 48 3 0 10 1 11 3 0 78.57

Wing
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
BG Habana 2004-2016 121 325 65 0 0 0 78 40 3 65.70
BJ Paulse 1999-2007 57 125 25 0 0 0 30 26 1 53.50
JPR Pietersen 2007-2016 60 110 22 0 0 0 44 15 1 74.16
JT Small 1992-1997 41 100 20 0 0 0 26 14 1 64.63
PWG Rossouw 1997-2003 39 95 19 0 0 0 28 11 0 71.79
CS Terblanche 1998-2003 32 90 18 0 0 0 23 9 0 71.87
CM Williams 1993-2000 20 70 14 0 0 0 15 4 1 77.50
JS Germishuys 1974-1981 20 48 12 0 0 0 16 4 0 80.00
RH Mordt 1980-1984 18 48 12 0 0 0 14 4 0 77.77
JP Engelbrecht 1960-1969 33 24 8 0 0 0 19 11 3 62.12

Centre
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
J Fourie 2003-2013 55 125 25 0 0 0 38 17 0 69.09
J de Villiers 2002-2015 92 100 20 0 0 0 63 27 2 69.56
DM Gerber 1980-1992 24 82 19 1 0 0 16 8 0 66.66
RF Fleck 1999-2002 28 50 10 0 0 0 16 11 1 58.92
MC Joubert 2001-2005 28 45 9 0 0 0 18 9 1 66.07
JA Kriel 2015-2018 27 45 9 0 0 0 12 13 2 48.14
JL Gainsford 1960-1967 33 24 8 0 0 0 18 12 3 59.09
AA Jacobs 2001-2011 20 35 7 0 0 0 13 7 0 65.00
JC Mulder 1994-2001 32 30 6 0 0 0 21 10 1 67.18

Fly-half
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
M Steyn 2009-2016 52 690 8 94 144 10 32 18 2 63.46
JT Stransky 1993-1996 19 240 6 30 47 3 13 6 0 68.42
PJ Visagie 1967-1971 25 130 6 20 19 5 18 4 3 78.00
K Oxlee 1960-1965 19 88 5 14 14 1 13 4 2 73.68
JNB van der Westhuyzen 2004-2006 21 46 4 7 1 3 13 7 1 64.28
AD James 2001-2011 33 152 3 25 28 1 18 14 1 56.06
H Pollard 2014-2018 24 254 3 46 46 3 16 8 0 66.66

Scrum-half
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
JH van der Westhuizen 1993-2003 78 180 36 0 0 0 54 23 1 69.87
PF du Preez 2004-2015 62 70 14 0 0 0 43 18 1 70.16
W Swanepoel 1997-2000 12 30 6 0 0 0 6 6 0 50.00
ER Januarie 2005-2010 30 25 5 0 0 0 21 9 0 70.00
F Hougaard 2010-2017 16 20 4 0 0 0 9 5 2 62.50
DJ de Villiers 1962-1970 25 9 3 0 0 0 15 6 4 68.00
DJ Serfontein 1980-1984 19 12 3 0 0 0 15 4 0 78.94

Prop
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
GG Steenkamp 2004-2014 30 30 6 0 0 0 22 8 0 73.33
JP du Randt 1994-2007 75 25 5 0 0 0 47 27 1 63.33
AC Koch 1949-1960 22 15 5 0 0 0 15 6 1 70.45
AC Garvey 1996-1999 26 20 4 0 0 0 23 3 0 88.46
RE Bands 2003-2003 8 10 2 0 0 0 4 4 0 50.00
SC Louw 1933-1938 11 6 2 0 0 0 8 3 0 72.72
JW Smit 2008-2009 13 10 2 0 0 0 10 3 0 76.92
CJ van der Linde 2004-2012 39 10 2 0 0 0 24 15 0 61.53

Hooker
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
BW du Plessis 2007-2015 50 40 8 0 0 0 34 15 1 69.00
JW Smit 2000-2011 81 30 6 0 0 0 51 29 1 63.58
J Dalton 1995-2002 40 25 5 0 0 0 33 7 0 82.50
JA Strauss 2009-2016 35 25 5 0 0 0 21 13 1 61.42
MJ Marx 2017-2018 15 20 4 0 0 0 8 5 2 60.00
AE Drotske 1993-1999 18 15 3 0 0 0 9 9 0 50.00
WH Delport 1951-1953 9 6 2 0 0 0 8 1 0 88.88
MT Mbonambi 2017-2018 4 10 2 0 0 0 3 1 0 75.00
CLC Rossouw 1995-1999 6 10 2 0 0 0 6 0 0 100.00
UL Schmidt 1986-1994 17 9 2 0 0 0 10 6 1 61.76

Lock
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
MG Andrews 1994-2001 72 60 12 0 0 0 47 23 2 66.66
JP Botha 2002-2014 77 35 7 0 0 0 58 19 0 75.32
V Matfield 2001-2015 121 35 7 0 0 0 75 44 2 62.80
WFVRVO Bergh 1931-1938 13 12 4 0 0 0 10 3 0 76.92
L de Jager 2014-2017 22 20 4 0 0 0 9 13 0 40.90
JA du Rand 1951-1956 19 12 4 0 0 0 13 6 0 68.42
E Etzebeth 2012-2018 68 15 3 0 0 0 40 24 4 61.76
DJ Rossouw 2006-2011 14 15 3 0 0 0 8 6 0 57.14

Flanker
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
SWP Burger 2004-2015 66 70 14 0 0 0 44 21 1 67.42
JH Smith 2004-2014 57 50 10 0 0 0 41 16 0 71.92
LFP Louw 2010-2018 52 45 9 0 0 0 33 18 1 64.42
AG Venter 1996-2001 53 45 9 0 0 0 35 17 1 66.98
JH Ellis 1965-1976 38 21 7 0 0 0 22 10 6 65.78
JC Erasmus 1997-2001 34 35 7 0 0 0 26 8 0 76.47
RJ Kruger 1993-1999 34 35 7 0 0 0 23 11 0 67.64
MTS Stofberg 1976-1984 19 24 6 0 0 0 16 3 0 84.21
CJ van Wyk 1951-1955 10 18 6 0 0 0 8 2 0 80.00

No. 8
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
PJ Spies 2006-2013 47 35 7 0 0 0 33 13 1 71.27
GH Teichmann 1995-1999 42 30 6 0 0 0 29 13 0 69.04
DJ Hopwood 1960-1965 22 15 5 0 0 0 15 4 3 75.00
RB Skinstad 1999-2007 24 25 5 0 0 0 13 10 1 56.25
J Cronje 2004-2007 21 20 4 0 0 0 11 9 1 54.76
AJ Richter 1992-1995 6 20 4 0 0 0 3 3 0 50.00
JC van Niekerk 2001-2010 19 20 4 0 0 0 12 7 0 63.15
AN Vos 1999-2001 17 20 4 0 0 0 10 7 0 58.82

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
J Fourie 2003-2009 13 25 5 0 0 0 10 3 0 76.92
RB Skinstad 1997-2007 15 20 4 0 0 0 14 1 0 93.33
WS Alberts 2010-2016 15 15 3 0 0 0 10 5 0 66.66
BW du Plessis 2007-2014 29 15 3 0 0 0 21 8 0 72.41
PS du Toit 2013-2018 20 15 3 0 0 0 13 6 1 67.50
DJ Kayser 1999-2001 7 15 3 0 0 0 3 3 1 50.00
CV Oosthuizen 2012-2017 22 15 3 0 0 0 17 5 0 77.27
RB Russell 2002-2005 16 15 3 0 0 0 10 6 0 62.50

Only includes matches and tries where the player starts in the respective position, and excludes matches as a substitute

Records include the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v New Zealand at Pretoria, Rugby Championship, Oct 6, 2018 [0-0]
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, Rugby Championship, Sep 29, 2018 [0-0]
South Africa v Argentina at Durban, Rugby Championship, Aug 18, 2018 [34-21 FT]