Flip van der Merwe
Full names: Phillip Rudolph
Date of birth: 3 Jun 1985
Place of birth: Potchefstroom
School: Grey College
Springbok no: 818
Debut test province: Blue Bulls
Physical: 1.99m, 118kg
Current age: 33

Test summary: Tests: 37 Tries: 1
First Test: 12 Jun 2010 Age:25 Reserve against France at Newlands, Cape Town
Last Test: 15 Aug 2015 Age:30 Reserve against Argentina at Velez Sarsfield Stadium, Buenos Aires
Test history:
DateAgePositionOpponentResultScoreVenueProv
12 Jun 201025ReserveFranceWin: 42-17 Newlands, Cape TownBlue Bulls
26 Jun 201025ReserveItalyWin: 55-111 tryBasil Kenyon Stadium, East LondonBlue Bulls
24 Jul 201025ReserveAustraliaLose: 13-30 Suncorp Stadium (Lang Park), BrisbaneBlue Bulls
21 Aug 201025LockNew ZealandLose: 22-29 National Stadium, JohannesburgBlue Bulls
28 Aug 201025LockAustraliaWin: 44-31 Loftus Versfeld, PretoriaBlue Bulls
04 Sep 201025ReserveAustraliaLose: 39-41 Free State Stadium, BloemfonteinBlue Bulls
06 Nov 201025ReserveIrelandWin: 23-21 Aviva Stadium (Lansdowne Road), DublinBlue Bulls
13 Nov 201025ReserveWalesWin: 29-25 Millenium Stadium (Cardiff Arms Park), CardiffBlue Bulls
20 Nov 201025ReserveScotlandLose: 17-21 Murrayfield, EdinburghBlue Bulls
27 Nov 201025ReserveEnglandWin: 21-11 Twickenham, LondonBlue Bulls
23 Jul 201126LockAustraliaLose: 20-39 Stadium Australia (Telstra), SydneyBlue Bulls
09 Jun 201227ReserveEnglandWin: 22-17 Kingspark, DurbanBlue Bulls
16 Jun 201227ReserveEnglandWin: 36-27 Ellispark, JohannesburgBlue Bulls
23 Jun 201227ReserveEnglandDraw: 14-14 Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port ElizabethBlue Bulls
18 Aug 201227ReserveArgentinaWin: 27-6 Newlands, Cape TownBlue Bulls
25 Aug 201227ReserveArgentinaDraw: 16-16 Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, MendozaBlue Bulls
08 Sep 201227ReserveAustraliaLose: 19-26 Subiaco Oval, PerthBlue Bulls
15 Sep 201227LockNew ZealandLose: 11-21 Forsyth Barr Stadium, DunedinBlue Bulls
29 Sep 201227ReserveAustraliaWin: 31-8 Loftus Versfeld, PretoriaBlue Bulls
06 Oct 201227ReserveNew ZealandLose: 16-32 National Stadium, JohannesburgBlue Bulls
10 Nov 201227ReserveIrelandWin: 16-12 Aviva Stadium (Lansdowne Road), DublinBlue Bulls
17 Nov 201227ReserveScotlandWin: 21-10 Murrayfield, EdinburghBlue Bulls
24 Nov 201227ReserveEnglandWin: 16-15 Twickenham, LondonBlue Bulls
08 Jun 201328ReserveItalyWin: 44-10 Kingspark, DurbanBlue Bulls
15 Jun 201328ReserveScotlandWin: 30-17 Mbombela Stadium, NelspruitBlue Bulls
22 Jun 201328LockSamoaWin: 56-23 Loftus Versfeld, PretoriaBlue Bulls
17 Aug 201328ReserveArgentinaWin: 73-13 National Stadium, JohannesburgBlue Bulls
24 Aug 201328ReserveArgentinaWin: 22-17 Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, MendozaBlue Bulls
07 Sep 201328LockAustraliaWin: 38-12 Suncorp Stadium (Lang Park), BrisbaneBlue Bulls
14 Sep 201328LockNew ZealandLose: 15-29 Eden Park, AucklandBlue Bulls
28 Sep 201328LockAustraliaWin: 28-8 Newlands, Cape TownBlue Bulls
09 Nov 201328LockWalesWin: 24-15 Millenium Stadium (Cardiff Arms Park), CardiffBlue Bulls
17 Nov 201328LockScotlandWin: 28-0 Murrayfield, EdinburghBlue Bulls
23 Nov 201328LockFranceWin: 19-10 Stade de France, ParisBlue Bulls
21 Jun 201429LockWalesWin: 31-30 Mbombela Stadium, NelspruitBlue Bulls
25 Jul 201530ReserveNew ZealandLose: 20-27 Ellispark, JohannesburgBlue Bulls
15 Aug 201530ReserveArgentinaWin: 26-12 Velez Sarsfield Stadium, Buenos AiresBlue Bulls