Jannes Labuschagne
Full names: Jannes
Date of birth: 16 Apr 1976
Place of birth: Bloemhof
School: Schweizer Reneke
Springbok no: 694
Debut test province: Lions
Physical: 1.96m, 116kg
Current age: 45

Test summary: Tests: 11 Tries: 0
First Test: 22 Jul 2000 Age:24 Reserve against New Zealand at Lancaster Park (Jade stadium), Christchurch
Last Test: 23 Nov 2002 Age:26 Lock against England at Twickenham, London
Test history:
22 Jul 200024ReserveNew ZealandLose: 12-25 Lancaster Park (Jade stadium), ChristchurchLions
08 Jun 200226LockWalesWin: 34-19 Free State Stadium, BloemfonteinLions
15 Jun 200226LockWalesWin: 19-8 Newlands, Cape TownLions
29 Jun 200226LockArgentinaWin: 49-29 P.A.M. Brink Stadium, SpringsLions
20 Jul 200226LockNew ZealandLose: 20-41 WestPac Stadium, WellingtonLions
27 Jul 200226LockAustraliaLose: 27-38 Wooloongabba, BrisbaneLions
10 Aug 200226LockNew ZealandLose: 23-30 Kingspark, DurbanLions
17 Aug 200226LockAustraliaWin: 33-31 Ellispark, JohannesburgLions
09 Nov 200226LockFranceLose: 10-30 Stade Velodrome, MarseillesLions
16 Nov 200226LockScotlandLose: 6-21 Murrayfield, EdinburghLions
23 Nov 200226LockEnglandLose: 3-53 Twickenham, LondonLions

Sketch in 2002 SA vs England programme

Jannes Jan Labushagne captained South Africa A on tour in Europe last year and has developed into one of the Springboks' most complete forwards. Versatile and talented, he can play in the second or back row. Educated at Rand Afrikaans University, he was a member of both the Vodacom and Currie Cup winning Lions' teams of three years ago. He is an accomplished guitar player and has deferred his studies in optometry while pursuing a burgeoning rugby career.