Klippies Kritzinger
Full names: Johannes Lodewyk
Date of birth: 1 Mar 1948
Place of birth: Harrismith
School: Harrismith
Springbok no: 477
Debut test province: Transvaal
Physical: 1.9m, 114kg
Date of death: 18 Feb 2016 (Age 67)

Test summary: Tests: 7 Tries: 1
First Test: 13 Jul 1974 Age:26 Eighthman against Britain at Boet Erasmus, Port Elizabeth
Last Test: 18 Sep 1976 Age:28 Flank against New Zealand at Ellispark, Johannesburg
Test history:
13 Jul 197426EighthmanBritainLose: 9-26 Boet Erasmus, Port ElizabethTvl
27 Jul 197426FlankBritainDraw: 13-13 Ellispark, JohannesburgTvl
23 Nov 197426FlankFranceWin: 13-4 Stade Municipal, ToulouseTvl
30 Nov 197426FlankFranceWin: 10-8 Parc des Princes, ParisTvl
21 Jun 197527FlankFranceWin: 38-25 Free State Stadium, BloemfonteinOFS
28 Jun 197527FlankFranceWin: 33-18 Loftus Versfeld, PretoriaOFS
18 Sep 197628FlankNew ZealandWin: 15-141 tryEllispark, JohannesburgOFS

Ex-Bok Klippies Kritzinger dies : Sport24.com


Cape Town - Former Springbok forward Klippies Kritzinger has passed away at the age of 67.

He was diagnosed with Guillain-Barré Syndrome earlier this month, but lost his battle on Thursday.

Kritzinger, who featured at lock and flank, played seven Tests for the Springboks between 1974 and 1976.

At provincial level, he played for Transvaal and Free State and was part of the Free State team that won the Currie Cup for the first time in 1976.