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

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Player Age Team Ground Date Match
RL Gould 25y 303d South Africa Pretoria 8 Jun 1968 Details
PF Ryan 26y 56d Australia Sydney 28 May 1966 Details
M Williment 26y 141d New Zealand Dunedin 16 Jul 1966 Details
LG Wilson 29y 29d South Africa Johannesburg 23 Jun 1962 Details

Wing
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
AM Cardy 20y 258d Australia Sydney 28 May 1966 Details
FDT Roux 23y 72d South Africa Johannesburg 23 Jun 1962 Details
JP Engelbrecht 23y 253d South Africa Durban 21 Jul 1962 Details
G Ruebner 23y 298d Australia Sydney 28 May 1966 Details
IST Smith 24y 330d New Zealand Dunedin 16 Jul 1966 Details
AG Steel 24y 350d New Zealand Dunedin 16 Jul 1966 Details
OB Taylor 25y 18d South Africa Johannesburg 23 Jun 1962 Details
MJ Dick 25y 250d New Zealand Auckland 10 Sep 1966 Details
SH Nomis 26y 241d South Africa Cape Town 13 Jul 1968 Details
GS Brynard 29y 266d South Africa Cape Town 13 Jul 1968 Details

Centre
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
JE Brass 19y 240d Australia Brisbane 4 Jun 1966 Details
RM Trivett 22y 238d Australia Sydney 28 May 1966 Details
IR MacRae 23y 101d New Zealand Dunedin 16 Jul 1966 Details
JL Gainsford 23y 323d South Africa Johannesburg 23 Jun 1962 Details
E Olivier 24y 59d South Africa Pretoria 8 Jun 1968 Details
MRK Wyness 25y 151d South Africa Johannesburg 23 Jun 1962 Details
RE Rangi 25y 162d New Zealand Dunedin 16 Jul 1966 Details
SH Nomis 26y 206d South Africa Pretoria 8 Jun 1968 Details
BJ Ellwood 28y 308d Australia Sydney 28 May 1966 Details
FDT Roux 29y 92d South Africa Cape Town 13 Jul 1968 Details

Fly-half
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
PF Hawthorne 22y 216d Australia Sydney 28 May 1966 Details
PJ Visagie 25y 53d South Africa Pretoria 8 Jun 1968 Details
MA Herewini 25y 272d New Zealand Dunedin 16 Jul 1966 Details
K Oxlee 27y 188d South Africa Johannesburg 23 Jun 1962 Details

Scrum-half
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
DJ de Villiers 22y 11d South Africa Durban 21 Jul 1962 Details
CR Laidlaw 22y 242d New Zealand Dunedin 16 Jul 1966 Details
PDW Uys 24y 195d South Africa Johannesburg 23 Jun 1962 Details
KW Catchpole 26y 341d Australia Sydney 28 May 1966 Details

Prop
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
CE Bezuidenhout 24y 281d South Africa Durban 21 Jul 1962 Details
JL Myburgh 25y 303d South Africa Johannesburg 23 Jun 1962 Details
JFK Marais 26y 261d South Africa Pretoria 8 Jun 1968 Details
SP Kuhn 27y 11d South Africa Johannesburg 23 Jun 1962 Details
EJ Hazlett 27y 360d New Zealand Dunedin 16 Jul 1966 Details
KF Gray 28y 22d New Zealand Dunedin 16 Jul 1966 Details
JB Neethling 29y 21d South Africa Johannesburg 27 Jul 1968 Details
JE Thornett 31y 59d Australia Sydney 28 May 1966 Details
AR Miller 37y 29d Australia Sydney 28 May 1966 Details

Hooker
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
BE McLeod 26y 167d New Zealand Dunedin 16 Jul 1966 Details
GF Malan 26y 217d South Africa Johannesburg 23 Jun 1962 Details
RA Hill 27y 248d South Africa Bloemfontein 25 Aug 1962 Details
PG Johnson 28y 305d Australia Sydney 28 May 1966 Details
G Pitzer 28y 336d South Africa Pretoria 8 Jun 1968 Details

Lock
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
AS Malan 25y 75d South Africa Johannesburg 23 Jun 1962 Details
FCH du Preez 26y 235d South Africa Durban 21 Jul 1962 Details
CP Crittle 26y 311d Australia Sydney 28 May 1966 Details
ST Meads 28y 4d New Zealand Dunedin 16 Jul 1966 Details
RJ Heming 28y 168d Australia Sydney 28 May 1966 Details
CE Meads 30y 43d New Zealand Dunedin 16 Jul 1966 Details
JP Naude 31y 219d South Africa Pretoria 8 Jun 1968 Details
JT Claassen 32y 273d South Africa Johannesburg 23 Jun 1962 Details

Flanker
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
MJ Lourens 25y 38d South Africa Port Elizabeth 22 Jun 1968 Details
JPF Botha 25y 71d South Africa Durban 21 Jul 1962 Details
J Guerassimoff 25y 334d Australia Sydney 28 May 1966 Details
WJ Nathan 26y 8d New Zealand Dunedin 16 Jul 1966 Details
PJF Greyling 26y 23d South Africa Pretoria 8 Jun 1968 Details
JH Ellis 26y 155d South Africa Pretoria 8 Jun 1968 Details
LU Schmidt 26y 165d South Africa Durban 21 Jul 1962 Details
FCH du Preez 26y 207d South Africa Johannesburg 23 Jun 1962 Details
GV Davis 26y 305d Australia Sydney 28 May 1966 Details
KR Tremain 28y 145d New Zealand Dunedin 16 Jul 1966 Details

No. 8
Player Age Team Ground Date Match
BJ Lochore 25y 316d New Zealand Dunedin 16 Jul 1966 Details
TP Bedford 26y 121d South Africa Pretoria 8 Jun 1968 Details
DJ Hopwood 28y 20d South Africa Johannesburg 23 Jun 1962 Details
DJ Shepherd 30y 15d Australia Sydney 28 May 1966 Details

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Over 10 values of 10899 found

Only the player's first appearance 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]