André de Wet
Full names: André Eloff
Date of birth: 1 Aug 1946
Place of birth: Kokstad
School: Selborne College
Springbok no: 429
Debut test province: Western Province
Physical: 1.95m, 101.33kg
Current age: 72

Test summary: Tests: 3 Tries: 0
First Test: 6 Sep 1969 Age:23 Lock against Australia at Newlands, Cape Town
Last Test: 20 Dec 1969 Age:23 Lock against England at Twickenham, London
Test history:
DateAgePositionOpponentResultScoreVenueProv
06 Sep 196923LockAustraliaWin: 11-3 Newlands, Cape TownWP
20 Sep 196923LockAustraliaWin: 19-8 Free State Stadium, BloemfonteinWP
20 Dec 196923LockEnglandLose: 8-11 Twickenham, LondonWP

André de Wet - First Craven week player

Born in Kokstad André de Wet went to Selborne College in East London and played for Border Schools in 1964 before going off to Stellenbosch where he studied to become a pharmacist and played for Western Province. He was playing for Western Province when he played at lock in two Tests against the 1969 Wallabies. On the 'demo' tour of 1969-70 he played in nine matches, including the Test against England.

He returned to East London, played for Border and became a member of parliament, first representing the Democratic Party and later the National Congress. In 1994 he became a member of the Provincial Legislature of the Eastern Cape.