Dawie Theron
Full names: David Francois
Date of birth: 15 Sep 1966
Place of birth: Bloemfontein
School: Sand du Plessis
Springbok no: 633
Debut test province: Griquas
Physical: 1.9m, 119.8kg
Current age: 57

Test summary: Tests: 13 Tries: 0
First Test: 3 Aug 1996 Age:29 Reserve against Australia at Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
Last Test: 9 Aug 1997 Age:30 Reserve against New Zealand at Eden Park, Auckland
Test history:
03 Aug 199629ReserveAustraliaWin: 25-19 Free State Stadium, BloemfonteinGriquas
10 Aug 199629ReserveNew ZealandLose: 18-29 Newlands, Cape TownGriquas
31 Aug 199629Loose-head PropNew ZealandWin: 32-22 Ellispark, JohannesburgGriquas
09 Nov 199630Loose-head PropArgentinaWin: 46-15 Ferrocarril-Oeste Stadium, Buenos AiresGriquas
16 Nov 199630Loose-head PropArgentinaWin: 44-21 Ferrocarril-Oeste Stadium, Buenos AiresGriquas
30 Nov 199630Loose-head PropFranceWin: 22-12 Stade Municipal, BordeauxGriquas
07 Dec 199630Loose-head PropFranceWin: 13-12 Parc des Princes, ParisGriquas
15 Dec 199630Loose-head PropWalesWin: 37-20 Millenium Stadium (Cardiff Arms Park), CardiffGriquas
28 Jun 199730ReserveBritainLose: 15-18 Kingspark, DurbanGriquas
05 Jul 199730Tight-head PropBritainWin: 35-16 Ellispark, JohannesburgGriquas
19 Jul 199730ReserveNew ZealandLose: 32-35 Ellispark, JohannesburgGriquas
02 Aug 199730Tight-head PropAustraliaLose: 20-32 Suncorp Stadium (Lang Park), BrisbaneGriquas
09 Aug 199730ReserveNew ZealandLose: 35-55 Eden Park, AucklandGriquas

Sketch in 1997 SA vs Scotland programme

Dawie Theron began his senior rugby career with Free State before enlisting at Griqualand West in 1995. He has represented SA Universities, the SA Defence Forces and the South African Barbarians and made his Test debut in Bloemfontein against Australia in 1996. He played in all five Tests on the tour of Argentina, France and Wales last year and gave a powerhouse display in the third Test against the British Lions in the past summer. He is a keen fisherman and is employed as an agricultural advisor for Standard Bank, one of South Africa's largest banking corporations.