Full name: John Douglas Luyt
Born: Ceres, 6 December 1884
Deceased: Johannesburg, 3 October 1964
Clubs: Stellenbosch, SA College, Hamiltons, Crusaders
Provinces: Western Province, Eastern Province
International career: 1912-13: 4 tests
The oldest of the Luyt brothers, John was first a back but became a forward because there was an abundance of backs at the SA College when he moved there from Victoria College. The three Luyt brothers played in three tests together on the 1912-13 tour – against Scotland, Wales and England.