Cobus Visagie
Full names: Izak Jacobus
Date of birth: 31 Oct 1973
Place of birth: Stellenbosch
School: Paul Roos Gymnasium
Springbok no: 683
Debut test province: Western Province
Physical: 1.85m, 117kg
Current age: 48

Test summary: Tests: 29 Tries: 0
First Test: 12 Jun 1999 Age:25 Tight-head Prop against Italy at Boet Erasmus, Port Elizabeth
Last Test: 28 Jun 2003 Age:29 Tight-head Prop against Argentina at Boet Erasmus, Port Elizabeth
Test history:
12 Jun 199925Tight-head PropItalyWin: 74-3 Boet Erasmus, Port ElizabethWP
26 Jun 199925Tight-head PropWalesLose: 19-29 Millenium Stadium (Cardiff Arms Park), CardiffWP
10 Jul 199925Tight-head PropNew ZealandLose: 0-28 Carisbrook, DunedinWP
17 Jul 199925Tight-head PropAustraliaLose: 6-32 Suncorp Stadium (Lang Park), BrisbaneWP
07 Aug 199925Tight-head PropNew ZealandLose: 18-34 Loftus Versfeld, PretoriaWP
14 Aug 199925Tight-head PropAustraliaWin: 10-9 Newlands, Cape TownWP
03 Oct 199925Tight-head PropScotlandWin: 46-29 Murrayfield, EdinburghWP
15 Oct 199925Tight-head PropUruguayWin: 39-3 Hampden Park, GlasgowWP
24 Oct 199925Tight-head PropEnglandWin: 44-21 Stade de France, ParisWP
30 Oct 199925Tight-head PropAustraliaLose: 21-27 Twickenham, LondonWP
04 Nov 199926Tight-head PropNew ZealandWin: 22-18 Millenium Stadium (Cardiff Arms Park), CardiffWP
10 Jun 200026Tight-head PropCanadaWin: 51-18 Basil Kenyon Stadium, East LondonWP
24 Jun 200026Tight-head PropEnglandLose: 22-27 Free State Stadium, BloemfonteinWP
08 Jul 200026Tight-head PropAustraliaLose: 23-44 Colonial Stadium (Telstra Dome), MelbourneWP
22 Jul 200026Tight-head PropNew ZealandLose: 12-25 Lancaster Park (Jade stadium), ChristchurchWP
29 Jul 200026Tight-head PropAustraliaLose: 6-26 Stadium Australia, SydneyWP
19 Aug 200026Tight-head PropNew ZealandWin: 46-40 Ellispark, JohannesburgWP
26 Aug 200026Tight-head PropAustraliaLose: 18-19 Kingspark, DurbanWP
21 Jul 200127Tight-head PropNew ZealandLose: 3-12 Newlands, Cape TownWP
28 Jul 200127Tight-head PropAustraliaWin: 20-15 Loftus Versfeld, PretoriaWP
18 Aug 200127Tight-head PropAustraliaDraw: 14-14 Subiaco Oval, PerthWP
25 Aug 200127Tight-head PropNew ZealandLose: 15-26 Eden Park, AucklandWP
10 Nov 200128Tight-head PropFranceLose: 10-20 Stade de France, ParisWP
17 Nov 200128ReserveItalyWin: 54-26 Luigi Ferraris Stadium, GenoaWP
24 Nov 200128ReserveEnglandLose: 9-29 Twickenham, LondonWP
01 Dec 200128Tight-head PropUSAWin: 43-20 Robertson Stadium, UH, HoustonWP
07 Jun 200329ReserveScotlandWin: 29-25 Kingspark, DurbanWP
14 Jun 200329ReserveScotlandWin: 28-19 Ellispark, JohannesburgWP
28 Jun 200329Tight-head PropArgentinaWin: 26-25 Boet Erasmus, Port ElizabethWP

Cobus Visagie
  • Cobus Visagie played 29 tests for South Africa at at tighthead prop.

  • Schooled at the famous Paul Roos Gymnasium in Stellenbosch before studying accounting at Stellenbosch University. Played for the Maties and Western Province. Earned the nickname 'drie man', or three man because he played number 3 and always asked questions.

  • Won four Currie Cups with Western Province, the last in 2001 with a home win over The Natal Sharks. He also earned 43 Super 12 caps with The Stormers. Earned 29 caps for his country and was the cornerstone of the Springbok team that reached the 1999 World Cup Semi Final.

  • Left to play for English club Saracens after he did not receive a call up for the 2003 World Cup squad.

  • Was touted as a trump card for National Coach Jake White to use for the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France.

  • Cobus also coached rugby teams at Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood on a part-time basis, where he has been a huge hit with the players.