Robbie Kempson
Full names: Robert Bruce
Date of birth: 23 Feb 1974
Place of birth: Queenstown
School: Queens College
Springbok no: 669
Debut test province: Sharks
Physical: 1.85m, 111.6kg
Current age: 44

Test summary: Tests: 37 Tries: 1
First Test: 20 Jun 1998 Age:24 Reserve against Ireland at Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Last Test: 2 Aug 2003 Age:29 Loose-head Prop against Australia at Suncorp Stadium (Lang Park), Brisbane
Test history:
DateAgePositionOpponentResultScoreVenueProv
20 Jun 199824ReserveIrelandWin: 33-0 Loftus Versfeld, PretoriaSharks
27 Jun 199824Loose-head PropWalesWin: 96-13 Loftus Versfeld, PretoriaSharks
04 Jul 199824Loose-head PropEnglandWin: 18-0 Newlands, Cape TownSharks
18 Jul 199824Loose-head PropAustraliaWin: 14-13 Subiaco Oval, PerthSharks
25 Jul 199824Loose-head PropNew ZealandWin: 13-3 Athletic Park, WellingtonSharks
15 Aug 199824Loose-head PropNew ZealandWin: 24-23 Kingspark, DurbanSharks
22 Aug 199824Loose-head PropAustraliaWin: 29-15 Ellispark, JohannesburgSharks
14 Nov 199824Loose-head PropWalesWin: 28-20 Wembley, LondonSharks
21 Nov 199824Loose-head PropScotlandWin: 35-10 Murrayfield, EdinburghSharks
28 Nov 199824Loose-head PropIrelandWin: 27-13 Aviva Stadium (Lansdowne Road), DublinSharks
05 Dec 199824Loose-head PropEnglandLose: 7-13 Twickenham, LondonSharks
12 Jun 199925Loose-head PropItalyWin: 74-3 Boet Erasmus, Port ElizabethWP
19 Jun 199925Loose-head PropItalyWin: 101-0 Kingspark, DurbanWP
26 Jun 199925Loose-head PropWalesLose: 19-29 Millenium Stadium (Cardiff Arms Park), CardiffWP
10 Jun 200026Loose-head PropCanadaWin: 51-181 tryBasil Kenyon Stadium, East LondonWP
17 Jun 200026Loose-head PropEnglandWin: 18-13 Loftus Versfeld, PretoriaWP
24 Jun 200026Loose-head PropEnglandLose: 22-27 Free State Stadium, BloemfonteinWP
08 Jul 200026Loose-head PropAustraliaLose: 23-44 Colonial Stadium (Telstra Dome), MelbourneWP
22 Jul 200026Loose-head PropNew ZealandLose: 12-25 AMI Stadium (Lancaster Park), ChristchurchWP
29 Jul 200026Loose-head PropAustraliaLose: 6-26 Stadium Australia (Telstra), SydneyWP
26 Aug 200026Loose-head PropAustraliaLose: 18-19 Kingspark, DurbanWP
12 Nov 200026Loose-head PropArgentinaWin: 37-33 River Plate, Buenos AiresWP
19 Nov 200026Loose-head PropIrelandWin: 28-18 Aviva Stadium (Lansdowne Road), DublinWP
26 Nov 200026Loose-head PropWalesWin: 23-13 Millenium Stadium (Cardiff Arms Park), CardiffWP
02 Dec 200026Loose-head PropEnglandLose: 17-25 Twickenham, LondonWP
16 Jun 200127Loose-head PropFranceLose: 23-32 Ellispark, JohannesburgWP
23 Jun 200127ReserveFranceWin: 20-15 Kingspark, DurbanWP
21 Jul 200127Loose-head PropNew ZealandLose: 3-12 Newlands, Cape TownWP
28 Jul 200127Loose-head PropAustraliaWin: 20-15 Loftus Versfeld, PretoriaWP
18 Aug 200127Loose-head PropAustraliaDraw: 14-14 Subiaco Oval, PerthWP
25 Aug 200127Loose-head PropNew ZealandLose: 15-26 Eden Park, AucklandWP
07 Jun 200329ReserveScotlandWin: 29-25 Kingspark, DurbanWP
14 Jun 200329ReserveScotlandWin: 28-19 Ellispark, JohannesburgWP
28 Jun 200329Loose-head PropArgentinaWin: 26-25 Boet Erasmus, Port ElizabethWP
12 Jul 200329ReserveAustraliaWin: 26-22 Newlands, Cape TownWP
19 Jul 200329ReserveNew ZealandLose: 16-52 Loftus Versfeld, PretoriaWP
02 Aug 200329Loose-head PropAustraliaLose: 9-29 Suncorp Stadium (Lang Park), BrisbaneWP

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Throughout his career, which included 37 Test Matches for the Springboks, Robbie diligently went about his business. He attracted his fair share of controversy along the way, but remains of the more memorable SA front rowers.