John Luyt
Full names: John Douglas
Date of birth: 6 Dec 1884
Place of birth: Ceres
Schools: Paul Roos Gymnasium SACS
Springbok no: 150
Debut test province: Eastern Province
Physical: 1.8m, 83.92kg
Date of death: 3 Oct 1964 (Age 79)

Test summary: Tests: 4 Tries: 0
First Test: 23 Nov 1912 Age:27 Forward against Scotland at Inverleith, Edinburgh
Last Test: 11 Jan 1913 Age:28 Forward against France at Le Bouscat, Bordeaux
Test history:
23 Nov 191227ForwardScotlandWin: 16-0 Inverleith, EdinburghEP
14 Dec 191228ForwardWalesWin: 3-0 Millenium Stadium (Cardiff Arms Park), CardiffEP
04 Jan 191328ForwardEnglandWin: 9-3 Twickenham, LondonEP
11 Jan 191328ForwardFranceWin: 38-5 Le Bouscat, BordeauxEP

John Luyt : Hamilton SP RFC History

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.