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Player Age Team Ground Date Match
WF McCormick 31y 127d New Zealand Port Elizabeth 29 Aug 1970 Details
TJ Kiernan 31y 3d Ireland Lansdowne Road 10 Jan 1970 Details
DJ Robertson 29y 225d New Zealand Johannesburg 18 Sep 1976 Details
SA Doble 28y 86d England Johannesburg 3 Jun 1972 Details
AN McGill 26y 245d Australia Sydney 7 Aug 1971 Details
M Droitecourt 25y 241d France Pretoria 28 Jun 1975 Details
JPR Williams 25y 147d Lions Johannesburg 27 Jul 1974 Details
GF Kember 24y 301d New Zealand Johannesburg 12 Sep 1970 Details
A Marot 23y 93d France Bloemfontein 12 Jun 1971 Details
J Cantoni 23y 39d France Durban 19 Jun 1971 Details

Wing
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
MJ Dick 29y 252d New Zealand Johannesburg 12 Sep 1970 Details
ATA Duggan 27y 213d Ireland Lansdowne Road 10 Jan 1970 Details
WCC Steele 27y 65d Lions Pretoria 22 Jun 1974 Details
WJ Brown 26y 144d Ireland Lansdowne Road 10 Jan 1970 Details
JJ Williams 26y 117d Lions Johannesburg 27 Jul 1974 Details
BG Williams 25y 351d New Zealand Johannesburg 18 Sep 1976 Details
GB Batty 25y 18d New Zealand Johannesburg 18 Sep 1976 Details
R Bertranne 24y 352d France Toulouse 23 Nov 1974 Details
JW Cole 24y 321d Australia Sydney 7 Aug 1971 Details
PM Knight 24y 240d England Johannesburg 3 Jun 1972 Details

Centre
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
JE Morgan 31y 42d New Zealand Johannesburg 18 Sep 1976 Details
SJ Dawes 29y 209d Wales Cardiff 24 Jan 1970 Details
IR McGeechan 27y 270d Lions Johannesburg 27 Jul 1974 Details
WL Davis 27y 236d New Zealand Cape Town 8 Aug 1970 Details
IR MacRae 27y 159d New Zealand Johannesburg 12 Sep 1970 Details
CMH Gibson 27y 38d Ireland Lansdowne Road 10 Jan 1970 Details
J Trillo 26y 235d France Durban 19 Jun 1971 Details
J Maso 26y 174d France Durban 19 Jun 1971 Details
JL Jaffray 26y 98d New Zealand Durban 24 Jul 1976 Details
C Dourthe 26y 10d France Parc des Princes 30 Nov 1974 Details

Fly-half
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
EW Kirton 29y 243d New Zealand Port Elizabeth 29 Aug 1970 Details
DJ Robertson 29y 211d New Zealand Cape Town 4 Sep 1976 Details
OD Bruce 29y 118d New Zealand Johannesburg 18 Sep 1976 Details
H Cabrol 27y 292d France Parc des Princes 30 Nov 1974 Details
JP Romeu 27y 74d France Pretoria 28 Jun 1975 Details
WD Cottrell 26y 298d New Zealand Pretoria 25 Jul 1970 Details
AGB Old 26y 254d England Johannesburg 3 Jun 1972 Details
P Bennett 25y 276d Lions Johannesburg 27 Jul 1974 Details
BDM Furlong 25y 186d New Zealand Johannesburg 12 Sep 1970 Details
B John 25y 18d Wales Cardiff 24 Jan 1970 Details

Scrum-half
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
SM Going 33y 30d New Zealand Johannesburg 18 Sep 1976 Details
MJ Barry 27y 290d Australia Sydney 7 Aug 1971 Details
J Fouroux 27y 129d France Parc des Princes 30 Nov 1974 Details
GO Edwards 27y 15d Lions Johannesburg 27 Jul 1974 Details
R Astre 26y 304d France Pretoria 28 Jun 1975 Details
CR Laidlaw 26y 286d New Zealand Port Elizabeth 29 Aug 1970 Details
RM Young 26y 195d Ireland Lansdowne Road 10 Jan 1970 Details
JG Webster 25y 284d England Johannesburg 3 Jun 1972 Details
JNB Hipwell 23y 188d Australia Brisbane 31 Jul 1971 Details
M Pebeyre 22y 363d France Durban 19 Jun 1971 Details

Prop
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
JS Millar 35y 232d Ireland Lansdowne Road 10 Jan 1970 Details
J McLauchlan 32y 104d Lions Johannesburg 27 Jul 1974 Details
CB Stevens 32y 1d England Johannesburg 3 Jun 1972 Details
D Williams 31y 99d Wales Cardiff 24 Jan 1970 Details
KJ Tanner 31y 90d New Zealand Durban 24 Jul 1976 Details
NW Thimbleby 31y 71d New Zealand Port Elizabeth 29 Aug 1970 Details
PC Harris 30y 237d New Zealand Cape Town 4 Sep 1976 Details
G Cholley 30y 22d France Pretoria 28 Jun 1975 Details
J Iracabal 29y 348d France Durban 19 Jun 1971 Details
JL Azarete 29y 206d France Parc des Princes 30 Nov 1974 Details

Hooker
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
RW Norton 34y 172d New Zealand Johannesburg 18 Sep 1976 Details
PG Johnson 34y 4d Australia Brisbane 31 Jul 1971 Details
JV Pullin 30y 215d England Johannesburg 3 Jun 1972 Details
BE McLeod 30y 190d New Zealand Cape Town 8 Aug 1970 Details
M Yachvili 28y 338d France Pretoria 28 Jun 1975 Details
KW Kennedy 28y 245d Ireland Lansdowne Road 10 Jan 1970 Details
RW Windsor 28y 177d Lions Johannesburg 27 Jul 1974 Details
RA Urlich 26y 216d New Zealand Johannesburg 12 Sep 1970 Details
VC Perrins 25y 143d Wales Cardiff 24 Jan 1970 Details
Y Brunet 24y 300d France Bloemfontein 21 Jun 1975 Details

Lock
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
CE Meads 34y 101d New Zealand Johannesburg 12 Sep 1970 Details
WJ McBride 34y 51d Lions Johannesburg 27 Jul 1974 Details
CW Ralston 30y 63d Lions Johannesburg 27 Jul 1974 Details
PJ Whiting 30y 43d New Zealand Johannesburg 18 Sep 1976 Details
HH Macdonald 29y 237d New Zealand Cape Town 4 Sep 1976 Details
A Esteve 28y 76d France Parc des Princes 30 Nov 1974 Details
PJ Larter 27y 270d England Johannesburg 3 Jun 1972 Details
TG Evans 27y 268d Wales Cardiff 24 Jan 1970 Details
FJ Oliver 27y 269d New Zealand Johannesburg 18 Sep 1976 Details
AE Smith 27y 227d New Zealand Pretoria 25 Jul 1970 Details

Flanker
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
GV Davis 32y 11d Australia Sydney 7 Aug 1971 Details
IA Kirkpatrick 30y 117d New Zealand Johannesburg 18 Sep 1976 Details
KA Everleigh 28y 315d New Zealand Johannesburg 18 Sep 1976 Details
D Hughes 28y 205d Wales Cardiff 24 Jan 1970 Details
WD Morris 28y 74d Wales Cardiff 24 Jan 1970 Details
P Biemouret 28y 69d France Durban 19 Jun 1971 Details
RA Lamont 28y 53d Ireland Lansdowne Road 10 Jan 1970 Details
V Boffelli 27y 255d France Parc des Princes 30 Nov 1974 Details
W Spanghero 27y 173d France Bloemfontein 12 Jun 1971 Details
TN Lister 26y 320d New Zealand Johannesburg 12 Sep 1970 Details

No. 8
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
AR Leslie 31y 313d New Zealand Johannesburg 18 Sep 1976 Details
BJ Lochore 30y 9d New Zealand Johannesburg 12 Sep 1970 Details
B Dauga 29y 42d France Durban 19 Jun 1971 Details
TM Davies 27y 230d Lions Johannesburg 27 Jul 1974 Details
C Spanghero 26y 160d France Toulouse 23 Nov 1974 Details
JP Bastiat 25y 233d France Parc des Princes 30 Nov 1974 Details
A Guilbert 24y 273d France Pretoria 28 Jun 1975 Details
AG Ripley 24y 185d England Johannesburg 3 Jun 1972 Details
KG Goodall 22y 321d Ireland Lansdowne Road 10 Jan 1970 Details
RA McLean 22y 198d Australia Sydney 7 Aug 1971 Details

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Pos Age Team Ground Date Match
J Iracabal (P) 33y 147d France Parc des Princes 30 Nov 1974 Details
SM Going (SH) 26y 340d New Zealand Pretoria 25 Jul 1970 Details
JP Romeu (FH) 26y 229d France Parc des Princes 30 Nov 1974 Details
TW Mitchell (W) 26y 7d New Zealand Johannesburg 18 Sep 1976 Details
C Dourthe (C) 22y 211d France Durban 19 Jun 1971 Details
WM Osborne (C) 21y 147d New Zealand Johannesburg 18 Sep 1976 Details

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:
France v South Africa at Parc des Princes, 2nd Test, Nov 30, 1974 [8-10 FT]
France v South Africa at Toulouse, 1st Test, Nov 23, 1974 [4-13 FT]
Australia v South Africa at Sydney, 3rd Test, Aug 7, 1971 [6-18 FT]