Fullback
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
SJ Joubert 19y 237d 1 v Wales Swansea 1 Dec 1906 Details
FPL Steyn 20y 26d 1 v Samoa Johannesburg 9 Jun 2007 Details
CA Jantjes 21y 252d 2 v USA Houston 1 Dec 2001 Details
RB Russell 22y 102d 1 v Wales Cape Town 15 Jun 2002 Details
R Pienaar 23y 196d 2 v Tonga Lens 22 Sep 2007 Details
PC Montgomery 23y 245d 1 v France Lyon 15 Nov 1997 Details
JL Goosen 24y 24d 1 v Argentina Nelspruit 20 Aug 2016 Details
WJ le Roux 24y 91d 1 v Scotland Murrayfield 17 Nov 2013 Details
WW Greeff 24y 357d 1 v Samoa Pretoria 6 Jul 2002 Details
JS Swart 25y 108d 1 v Italy Bologna 8 Nov 1997 Details

Wing
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
WJ Mills 19y 72d 1 v Britain Port Elizabeth 27 Aug 1910 Details
FG Turner 19y 147d 1 v Australia Johannesburg 12 Aug 1933 Details
FPL Steyn 19y 181d 1 v Ireland Lansdowne Road 11 Nov 2006 Details
PS Twentyman-Jones 19y 351d 1 v Britain Kimberley 29 Aug 1896 Details
KT van Vollenhoven 20y 113d 3 v Lions Cape Town 20 Aug 1955 Details
M Zimerman 20y 194d 1 v Ireland Lansdowne Road 19 Dec 1931 Details
JLA Bester 20y 252d 1 v Britain Port Elizabeth 3 Sep 1938 Details
JPR Pietersen 20y 332d 1 v Samoa Johannesburg 9 Jun 2007 Details
JJN Swart 21y 8d 1 v Lions Johannesburg 6 Aug 1955 Details
J Fourie 21y 107d 1 v Ireland Cape Town 19 Jun 2004 Details

Centre
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
FPL Steyn 20y 139d 1 v USA Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details
J Fourie 20y 221d 1 v Uruguay Perth 11 Oct 2003 Details
DI de Villiers 21y 17d 1 v Britain Johannesburg 6 Aug 1910 Details
W Rosenberg 21y 63d 1 v Lions Cape Town 20 Aug 1955 Details
JA Kriel 21y 153d 1 v Australia Brisbane 18 Jul 2015 Details
D van Schalkwyk 21y 198d 1 v New Zealand Durban 17 Aug 1996 Details
JL Serfontein 21y 214d 1 v England Twickenham 15 Nov 2014 Details
JJ Nel 21y 248d 1 v Australia Sydney 26 May 1956 Details
PA Cronje 21y 271d 1 v France Durban 19 Jun 1971 Details
AA Jacobs 21y 319d 1 v Argentina Springs 29 Jun 2002 Details

Fly-half
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
H Pollard 20y 207d 2 v New Zealand Johannesburg 4 Oct 2014 Details
DJ Hougaard 20y 293d 1 v Georgia Sydney 24 Oct 2003 Details
FPL Steyn 21y 38d 1 v Italy Cape Town 21 Jun 2008 Details
CA Ulyate 21y 287d 1 v Lions Port Elizabeth 24 Sep 1955 Details
TA Harris 21y 344d 1 v Britain Johannesburg 6 Aug 1938 Details
RB Russell 22y 165d 1 v Australia Johannesburg 17 Aug 2002 Details
GS du Toit 23y 80d 2 v Italy Port Elizabeth 12 Jun 1999 Details
AS Pretorius 23y 182d 1 v Argentina Springs 29 Jun 2002 Details
R Pienaar 24y 257d 1 v England Twickenham 22 Nov 2008 Details
M Steyn 25y 21d 1 v New Zealand Durban 1 Aug 2009 Details

Scrum-half
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
DH Craven 21y 97d 1 v Scotland Murrayfield 16 Jan 1932 Details
PF du Preez 22y 122d 1 v New Zealand Christchurch 24 Jul 2004 Details
JH van der Westhuizen 22y 259d 1 v Argentina Buenos Aires 6 Nov 1993 Details
GD Wright 22y 264d 1 v NZ Cavaliers Johannesburg 31 May 1986 Details
ER Januarie 23y 129d 1 v Uruguay East London 11 Jun 2005 Details
F Hougaard 23y 169d 2 v Namibia North Shore City 22 Sep 2011 Details
NA de Kock 23y 263d 1 v New Zealand Durban 10 Aug 2002 Details
DJB von Hoesslin 24y 40d 2 v Italy Durban 19 Jun 1999 Details
BJ Wolmarans 24y 186d 1 v World XV Pretoria 27 Aug 1977 Details
W Swanepoel 24y 228d 1 v England Twickenham 29 Nov 1997 Details

Prop
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
JFK Marais 22y 245d 1 v Wales Durban 23 May 1964 Details
T Mtawarira 22y 325d 1 v Italy Cape Town 21 Jun 2008 Details
JP du Randt 23y 337d 1 v New Zealand Cape Town 10 Aug 1996 Details
SC Louw 23y 344d 1 v Australia Port Elizabeth 26 Aug 1933 Details
GG Steenkamp 23y 364d 1 v Uruguay East London 11 Jun 2005 Details
AC Koch 24y 64d 2 v Scotland Murrayfield 24 Nov 1951 Details
CV Oosthuizen 25y 245d 1 v Italy Padova 22 Nov 2014 Details
PJ Mostert 25y 298d 1 v Britain Johannesburg 23 Aug 1924 Details
CJ van der Linde 26y 90d 1 v England Twickenham 25 Nov 2006 Details
RB Kempson 26y 108d 1 v Canada East London 10 Jun 2000 Details

Hooker
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
MJ Marx 22y 346d 1 v France Johannesburg 24 Jun 2017 Details
JW Smit 23y 228d 1 v Italy Genova 17 Nov 2001 Details
BW du Plessis 24y 30d 2 v Italy Cape Town 21 Jun 2008 Details
J Dalton 24y 113d 1 v France Parc des Princes 7 Dec 1996 Details
UL Schmidt 24y 318d 1 v NZ Cavaliers Pretoria 24 May 1986 Details
RJ Cockrell 25y 78d 1 v France Bloemfontein 21 Jun 1975 Details
CLC Rossouw 25y 211d 1 v Samoa Johannesburg 13 Apr 1995 Details
LA van Biljon 25y 258d 1 v USA Houston 1 Dec 2001 Details
D Coetzee 25y 299d 1 v Argentina Port Elizabeth 28 Jun 2003 Details
AE Drotske 26y 87d 1 v Tonga Cape Town 10 Jun 1997 Details

Lock
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
L de Jager 21y 193d 2 v Scotland Port Elizabeth 28 Jun 2014 Details
MG Andrews 22y 236d 1 v Argentina Johannesburg 15 Oct 1994 Details
E Etzebeth 23y 262d 1 v Australia Brisbane 18 Jul 2015 Details
PS du Toit 23y 303d 1 v Ireland Johannesburg 18 Jun 2016 Details
JP Botha 24y 19d 2 v Uruguay Perth 11 Oct 2003 Details
CS Boome 24y 57d 1 v Italy Port Elizabeth 12 Jun 1999 Details
V Matfield 24y 190d 1 v Italy Genova 17 Nov 2001 Details
EE Dinkelmann 24y 194d 1 v Scotland Murrayfield 24 Nov 1951 Details
A Bekker 24y 269d 1 v Australia Johannesburg 30 Aug 2008 Details
WFVRVO Bergh 25y 33d 1 v Wales Swansea 5 Dec 1931 Details

Flanker
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
SWP Burger 21y 74d 1 v Wales Pretoria 26 Jun 2004 Details
MC Coetzee 21y 102d 1 v Argentina Cape Town 18 Aug 2012 Details
TP Bedford 21y 155d 1 v Australia Pretoria 13 Jul 1963 Details
JC van Niekerk 22y 63d 1 v Samoa Pretoria 6 Jul 2002 Details
MTS Stofberg 22y 82d 2 v World XV Pretoria 27 Aug 1977 Details
RB Skinstad 22y 141d 1 v Scotland Murrayfield 21 Nov 1998 Details
HW Brussow 22y 334d 1 v Lions Durban 20 Jun 2009 Details
DJ Potgieter 23y 103d 1 v Wales Millennium Stadium 5 Jun 2010 Details
GL van Reenen 23y 110d 2 v Australia Sydney 17 Jul 1937 Details
PJ Wannenburg 23y 162d 1 v Ireland Bloemfontein 12 Jun 2004 Details

No. 8
Player Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
J Cronje 21y 348d 1 v Pacific Is Gosford 17 Jul 2004 Details
PJ Spies 21y 359d 2 v England Pretoria 2 Jun 2007 Details
R Kankowski 22y 41d 1 v Wales Millennium Stadium 24 Nov 2007 Details
JH Smith 22y 94d 1 v Samoa Brisbane 1 Nov 2003 Details
JC van Niekerk 22y 189d 1 v France Marseille 9 Nov 2002 Details
GM Daneel 23y 355d 1 v New Zealand Port Elizabeth 18 Aug 1928 Details
AN Vos 24y 161d 1 v Italy Durban 19 Jun 1999 Details
SWP Burger 24y 170d 1 v USA Montpellier 30 Sep 2007 Details
RB Skinstad 25y 25d 1 v Australia Pretoria 28 Jul 2001 Details
PJ Wannenburg 25y 243d 1 v New Zealand Rustenberg 2 Sep 2006 Details

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Pos Age Tries Opposition Ground Date Match
FPL Steyn (W) 20y 12d 1 v England Bloemfontein 26 May 2007 Details
JL Serfontein (C) 20y 61d 1 v Scotland Nelspruit 15 Jun 2013 Details
SWP Burger (N8) 20y 194d 1 v Georgia Sydney 24 Oct 2003 Details
J Fourie (C) 20y 242d 1 v Samoa Brisbane 1 Nov 2003 Details
D van Schalkwyk (W) 21y 152d 1 v Fiji Pretoria 2 Jul 1996 Details
BG Habana (W) 21y 161d 1 v England Twickenham 20 Nov 2004 Details
RB Skinstad (F) 21y 359d 1 v Wales Pretoria 27 Jun 1998 Details
JL du Preez (N8) 22y 21d 1 v Argentina Salta 26 Aug 2017 Details
RB Russell (W) 22y 144d 1 v Australia Brisbane 27 Jul 2002 Details
PJ Lambie (FB) 22y 332d 1 v New Zealand Auckland 14 Sep 2013 Details

Only the player's first match in that position as a tryscorer 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 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]