Dave von Hoesslin
Full names: David John Brooke
Date of birth: 10 May 1975
Place of birth: Stellenbosch
School: Diocesan College (Bishops)
Springbok no: 686
Debut test province: Griquas
Physical: 1.72m, 85kg
Current age: 43

Test summary: Tests: 5 Tries: 2
First Test: 12 Jun 1999 Age:24 Reserve against Italy at Boet Erasmus, Port Elizabeth
Last Test: 17 Jul 1999 Age:24 Reserve against Australia at Suncorp Stadium (Lang Park), Brisbane
Test history:
12 Jun 199924ReserveItalyWin: 74-3 Boet Erasmus, Port ElizabethGriquas
19 Jun 199924ScrumhalfItalyWin: 101-02 triesKingspark, DurbanGriquas
26 Jun 199924ReserveWalesLose: 19-29 Millenium Stadium (Cardiff Arms Park), CardiffGriquas
10 Jul 199924ScrumhalfNew ZealandLose: 0-28 Carisbrook, DunedinGriquas
17 Jul 199924ReserveAustraliaLose: 6-32 Suncorp Stadium (Lang Park), BrisbaneGriquas

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David von Hoesslin is a former Springbok and Sharks scrumhalf. David was born on the 10th of May 1975 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa. He attended Diocesan College (Bishops), Stellenbosch University. He weighs 85kg's and is 1.72m tall.

David has played most of his professional Rugby for Natal Sharks (59Caps) although he had a season on loan to the Stormers and has also played for the Griquas and the Lions. He has played both Currie Cup and Super 14 games for the Sharks and was part of Nick Mallet's South Africa team in 1999 when he played five games (Italy twice, Wales, New Zealand and Australia) alongside ex Quins' captain Andre Vos.

He has played for South Africa, South Africa A, SA Students, and for SA Schools. He was capped 5 times for the Springboks and has scored two tries. His Debut for the Springboks was against Italy in 1999.

He has also played for Cleremont Ferrand in France and had a season for Harlequins in London as well.