Jan du Preez
Full names: Jan Gysbert Hermanus
Date of birth: 6 Oct 1930
Place of birth: Piketberg
School: Piketberg
Springbok no: 327
Debut test province: Western Province
Physical: 1.83m, 79.38kg
Current age: 87

Test summary: Tests: 1 Tries: 0
First Test: 14 Jul 1956 Age:25 Left Wing against New Zealand at Carisbrook, Dunedin
Last Test: 14 Jul 1956 Age:25 Left Wing against New Zealand at Carisbrook, Dunedin
Test history:
DateAgePositionOpponentResultScoreVenueProv
14 Jul 195625Left WingNew ZealandLose: 6-10 Carisbrook, DunedinWP

1956 tour profile

Jan du Preez: Wing. Jan du Preez first played provincial rugby as a centre, but moved out to the wing a year or two ago, and was a great success on the recent tour of Italy, France and Britain. Du Preez recently gained a doctorate at the University of Stellenbosch.