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1960s / v British and Irish Lions / Oldest appearance by starting position

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Player Age Team Ground Date Match
LG Wilson 29y 92d South Africa Bloemfontein 25 Aug 1962 Details
M Williment 26y 197d New Zealand Auckland 10 Sep 1966 Details
PF Ryan 26y 63d Australia Brisbane 4 Jun 1966 Details
RL Gould 25y 352d South Africa Johannesburg 27 Jul 1968 Details

Wing
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
CW Dirksen 30y 152d South Africa Port Elizabeth 22 Jun 1968 Details
GS Brynard 29y 280d South Africa Johannesburg 27 Jul 1968 Details
JP Engelbrecht 29y 225d South Africa Port Elizabeth 22 Jun 1968 Details
SH Nomis 26y 255d South Africa Johannesburg 27 Jul 1968 Details
MJ Dick 25y 250d New Zealand Auckland 10 Sep 1966 Details
AG Steel 25y 41d New Zealand Auckland 10 Sep 1966 Details
OB Taylor 25y 18d South Africa Johannesburg 23 Jun 1962 Details
IST Smith 25y 7d New Zealand Christchurch 27 Aug 1966 Details
G Ruebner 23y 305d Australia Brisbane 4 Jun 1966 Details
FDT Roux 23y 135d South Africa Bloemfontein 25 Aug 1962 Details

Centre
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
FDT Roux 29y 106d South Africa Johannesburg 27 Jul 1968 Details
BJ Ellwood 28y 308d Australia Sydney 28 May 1966 Details
SH Nomis 26y 220d South Africa Port Elizabeth 22 Jun 1968 Details
RE Rangi 25y 218d New Zealand Auckland 10 Sep 1966 Details
MRK Wyness 25y 214d South Africa Bloemfontein 25 Aug 1962 Details
E Olivier 24y 108d South Africa Johannesburg 27 Jul 1968 Details
JL Gainsford 24y 21d South Africa Bloemfontein 25 Aug 1962 Details
IR MacRae 23y 157d New Zealand Auckland 10 Sep 1966 Details
RM Trivett 22y 245d Australia Brisbane 4 Jun 1966 Details
JE Brass 19y 240d Australia Brisbane 4 Jun 1966 Details

Fly-half
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
K Oxlee 27y 251d South Africa Bloemfontein 25 Aug 1962 Details
MA Herewini 25y 328d New Zealand Auckland 10 Sep 1966 Details
PJ Visagie 25y 102d South Africa Johannesburg 27 Jul 1968 Details
PF Hawthorne 22y 223d Australia Brisbane 4 Jun 1966 Details

Scrum-half
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
DJ de Villiers 28y 17d South Africa Johannesburg 27 Jul 1968 Details
KW Catchpole 26y 348d Australia Brisbane 4 Jun 1966 Details
PDW Uys 24y 258d South Africa Bloemfontein 25 Aug 1962 Details
CR Laidlaw 22y 298d New Zealand Auckland 10 Sep 1966 Details

Prop
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
AR Miller 37y 36d Australia Brisbane 4 Jun 1966 Details
JL Myburgh 31y 324d South Africa Cape Town 13 Jul 1968 Details
JE Thornett 31y 66d Australia Brisbane 4 Jun 1966 Details
JB Neethling 29y 21d South Africa Johannesburg 27 Jul 1968 Details
KF Gray 28y 78d New Zealand Auckland 10 Sep 1966 Details
EJ Hazlett 28y 51d New Zealand Auckland 10 Sep 1966 Details
SP Kuhn 27y 74d South Africa Bloemfontein 25 Aug 1962 Details
JFK Marais 26y 310d South Africa Johannesburg 27 Jul 1968 Details
CE Bezuidenhout 24y 316d South Africa Bloemfontein 25 Aug 1962 Details

Hooker
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
G Pitzer 29y 19d South Africa Johannesburg 27 Jul 1968 Details
PG Johnson 28y 312d Australia Brisbane 4 Jun 1966 Details
RA Hill 27y 248d South Africa Bloemfontein 25 Aug 1962 Details
GF Malan 26y 259d South Africa Cape Town 4 Aug 1962 Details
BE McLeod 26y 223d New Zealand Auckland 10 Sep 1966 Details

Lock
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
JT Claassen 32y 336d South Africa Bloemfontein 25 Aug 1962 Details
FCH du Preez 32y 242d South Africa Johannesburg 27 Jul 1968 Details
JP Naude 31y 268d South Africa Johannesburg 27 Jul 1968 Details
CE Meads 30y 99d New Zealand Auckland 10 Sep 1966 Details
RJ Heming 28y 175d Australia Brisbane 4 Jun 1966 Details
ST Meads 28y 60d New Zealand Auckland 10 Sep 1966 Details
CP Crittle 26y 318d Australia Brisbane 4 Jun 1966 Details
AS Malan 25y 75d South Africa Johannesburg 23 Jun 1962 Details

Flanker
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
GH van Zyl 30y 5d South Africa Bloemfontein 25 Aug 1962 Details
KR Tremain 28y 201d New Zealand Auckland 10 Sep 1966 Details
GV Davis 26y 312d Australia Brisbane 4 Jun 1966 Details
FCH du Preez 26y 207d South Africa Johannesburg 23 Jun 1962 Details
JH Ellis 26y 204d South Africa Johannesburg 27 Jul 1968 Details
LU Schmidt 26y 165d South Africa Durban 21 Jul 1962 Details
WJ Nathan 26y 64d New Zealand Auckland 10 Sep 1966 Details
PJF Greyling 26y 23d South Africa Pretoria 8 Jun 1968 Details
J Guerassimoff 25y 341d Australia Brisbane 4 Jun 1966 Details
JPF Botha 25y 106d South Africa Bloemfontein 25 Aug 1962 Details

No. 8
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
DJ Shepherd 30y 22d Australia Brisbane 4 Jun 1966 Details
DJ Hopwood 28y 83d South Africa Bloemfontein 25 Aug 1962 Details
TP Bedford 26y 170d South Africa Johannesburg 27 Jul 1968 Details
BJ Lochore 26y 7d New Zealand Auckland 10 Sep 1966 Details

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Over 10 values of 9205 found

Only the player's most recent appearance in that position listed; Only includes matches 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 British and Irish Lions at Johannesburg, 4th Test, Jul 27, 1968 [19-6 FT]
South Africa v British and Irish Lions at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Jul 13, 1968 [11-6 FT]
South Africa v British and Irish Lions at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Jun 22, 1968 [6-6 FT]