The Lions Rugby squad for 2021/2022

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Here is the list of players of the Lions for the 2021/2022 season with heights, weights, birthdate, ages, contract length.

Name Position Age Birthdate
(dd/mm/yyyy)
Height Weight Height
ft/in
Weight
st/lb
Contract Length Misc.
South Africa Asenathi NTLABAKANYE Prop 22 y/o 15/04/1999 1.82 m 134 kg 6 ft 21 st; 295.42 lb PRO
South Africa Carlü SADIE Prop 24 y/o 07/03/1997 1.80 m 147 kg 5 ft 11 in 23 st 2.08 lb; 324.08 lb PRO
South Africa Jannie DU PLESSIS Prop 38 y/o 16/11/1982 1.88 m 121 kg 6 ft 2 in 19 st 0.76 lb; 266.76 lb PRO
South Africa Morgan NAUDÉ Prop 23 y/o 11/08/1998 1.81 m 108 kg 5 ft 11 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb PRO
South Africa Ruan DREYER Prop 31 y/o 16/09/1990 1.86 m 115 kg 6 ft 1 in 18 st 1.53 lb; 253.53 lb PRO
South Africa Sti SITHOLE Prop 28 y/o 31/03/1993 1.80 m 112 kg 5 ft 11 in 17 st 8.92 lb; 246.92 lb PRO 2023
South Africa Jaco VISAGIE Hooker 29 y/o 08/07/1992 1.88 m 107 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 11.89 lb; 235.89 lb PRO
South Africa Morné BRANDON Hooker 20 y/o 25/11/2000 1.84 m 106 kg 6 ft 16 st; 233.69 lb PRO
South Africa PJ BOTHA Hooker 23 y/o 20/01/1998 1.81 m 104 kg 5 ft 11 in 16 st 5.28 lb; 229.28 lb PRO
South Africa Pieter JANSEN VAN VUREN Lock 30 y/o 02/04/1991 1.94 m 110 kg 6 ft 4 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb PRO
South Africa Reinhard NOTHNAGEL Lock 24 y/o 25/09/1997 2.02 m 115 kg 6 ft 8 in 18 st 1.53 lb; 253.53 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Ruben SCHOEMAN Lock 25 y/o 14/03/1996 1.99 m 124 kg 6 ft 6 in 19 st 7.37 lb; 273.37 lb PRO
South Africa Wilhelm VAN DER SLUYS Lock 30 y/o 14/08/1991 1.98 m 115 kg 6 ft 6 in 18 st 1.53 lb; 253.53 lb PRO
Congo Emmanuel TSHITUKA Back row 21 y/o 16/06/2000 1.94 m 106 kg 6 ft 4 in 16 st 9.69 lb; 233.69 lb PRO
South Africa Francke HORN Back row 22 y/o 24/05/1999 1.90 m 106 kg 6 ft 3 in 16 st 9.69 lb; 233.69 lb PRO
South Africa Jaco KRIEL Back row 32 y/o 21/08/1989 1.84 m 100 kg 6 ft 15 st; 220.46 lb PRO
South Africa Ruhan STRAEULI Back row 22 y/o 04/11/1998 1.93 m 112 kg 6 ft 4 in 17 st 8.92 lb; 246.92 lb PRO
South Africa Sibusiso SANGWENI Back row 20 y/o 27/11/2000 1.89 m 102 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 0.87 lb; 224.87 lb PRO
Congo Vincent TSHITUKA Back row 23 y/o 10/09/1998 1.95 m 107 kg 6 ft 5 in 16 st 11.89 lb; 235.89 lb PRO
South Africa Willem ALBERTS Back row 37 y/o 11/05/1984 1.92 m 120 kg 6 ft 4 in 18 st 12.55 lb; 264.55 lb PRO
South Africa André Riaan WARNER Scrum-half 28 y/o 02/09/1993 1.84 m 88 kg 6 ft 13 st; 194.01 lb PRO
South Africa Ginter SMUTS Scrum-half 23 y/o 07/09/1998 1.74 m 82 kg 5 ft 9 in 12 st 12.78 lb; 180.78 lb PRO
South Africa Morné VAN DEN BERG Scrum-half 23 y/o 24/10/1997 1.75 m 80 kg 5 ft 9 in 12 st 8.37 lb; 176.37 lb PRO
South Africa Ross CRONJÉ Scrum-half 32 y/o 26/07/1989 1.81 m 88 kg 5 ft 11 in 13 st 12.01 lb; 194.01 lb PRO
South Africa Eddie FOUCHÉ Fly-half 24 y/o 04/09/1997 1.85 m 94 kg 6 ft 1 in 14 st 11.23 lb; 207.23 lb PRO
South Africa Jordan HENDRIKSE Fly-half 20 y/o 28/06/2001 1.86 m 72 kg 6 ft 1 in 11 st 4.73 lb; 158.73 lb PRO 2022
South Africa Burger ODENDAAL Center 28 y/o 15/04/1993 1.87 m 98 kg 6 ft 2 in 15 st 6.05 lb; 216.05 lb PRO
South Africa EW VILJOEN Center 26 y/o 09/05/1995 1.92 m 104 kg 6 ft 4 in 16 st 5.28 lb; 229.28 lb PRO
South Africa Manuel RASS Center 23 y/o 19/04/1998 1.74 m 88 kg 5 ft 9 in 13 st 12.01 lb; 194.01 lb PRO
South Africa Matt MORE Center 22 y/o 25/11/1998 1.92 m 101 kg 6 ft 4 in 15 st 12.67 lb; 222.67 lb PRO
South Africa Wandisile SIMELANE Center 23 y/o 21/03/1998 1.78 m 90 kg 5 ft 10 in 14 st 2.42 lb; 198.42 lb PRO 2022
Namibia Divan ROSSOUW Winger 25 y/o 12/03/1996 1.87 m 94 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 11.23 lb; 207.23 lb PRO 2022
South Africa Jamba ULENGO Winger 31 y/o 07/01/1990 1.87 m 103 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 3.08 lb; 227.08 lb PRO
South Africa Rabz MAXWANE Winger 26 y/o 14/08/1995 1.81 m 83 kg 5 ft 11 in 13 st 0.98 lb; 182.98 lb PRO
South Africa Stean PIENAAR Winger 24 y/o 13/05/1997 1.78 m 97 kg 5 ft 10 in 15 st 3.85 lb; 213.85 lb PRO

Numbers of interest

  • Youngest player : Morné BRANDON - 20 years old
  • Oldest player : Jannie DU PLESSIS - 38 years old
  • Average : 26 years old
  • Lightest player : Jordan HENDRIKSE - 72 kg
  • Heaviest player : Carlü SADIE - 147 kg
  • Average weight : 104 kg