Gys Pitzer
Full names: Gysbertus
Date of birth: 8 Jul 1939
Place of birth: Louis Trichardt
School: Frikkie Meyer
Springbok no: 421
Debut test province: Northern Transvaal
Physical: 1.86m, 90.57kg
Current age: 83

Test summary: Tests: 12 Tries: 0
First Test: 15 Jul 1967 Age:28 Hooker against France at Kingspark, Durban
Last Test: 20 Sep 1969 Age:30 Hooker against Australia at Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
Test history:
15 Jul 196728HookerFranceWin: 26-3 Kingspark, DurbanN-Tvl
22 Jul 196728HookerFranceWin: 16-3 Free State Stadium, BloemfonteinN-Tvl
29 Jul 196728HookerFranceLose: 14-19 Ellispark, JohannesburgN-Tvl
12 Aug 196728HookerFranceDraw: 6-6 Newlands, Cape TownN-Tvl
08 Jun 196828HookerBritainWin: 25-20 Loftus Versfeld, PretoriaN-Tvl
22 Jun 196828HookerBritainDraw: 6-6 Boet Erasmus, Port ElizabethN-Tvl
13 Jul 196829HookerBritainWin: 11-6 Newlands, Cape TownN-Tvl
27 Jul 196829HookerBritainWin: 19-6 Ellispark, JohannesburgN-Tvl
09 Nov 196829HookerFranceWin: 12-9 Stade Municipal, BordeauxN-Tvl
16 Nov 196829HookerFranceWin: 16-11 Stade Olympique, Colombes, ParisN-Tvl
06 Sep 196930HookerAustraliaWin: 11-3 Newlands, Cape TownN-Tvl
20 Sep 196930HookerAustraliaWin: 19-8 Free State Stadium, BloemfonteinN-Tvl

Sketch in 1969 SA vs Midland Counties programme

PITZER, Gysbertus. Hooker. 5ft. 11in., 14st. 1lb. Born at Louis Trichardt 8.7.1939. Has played for Northern Transvaal forty times between 1964 and 1969. Played for S.A. in twelve internationals since the first Test against France in 1967, missing the first two internationals against Australia this year due to illness. Has represented Gazelles and S.A. Barbarians. Electrical contractor. Married, two children.