Flippie van der Merwe
Full names: Phillip Rudolph
Date of birth: 8 Jul 1957
Place of birth: Dibeng
School: Diamantveld
Springbok no: 526
Debut test province: South Western Districts
Physical: 1.96m, 133kg
Current age: 61

Test summary: Tests: 6 Tries: 0
First Test: 29 Aug 1981 Age:24 Tight-head Prop against New Zealand at Athletic Park, Wellington
Last Test: 26 Aug 1989 Age:32 Tight-head Prop against World Invitation at Newlands, Cape Town
Test history:
DateAgePositionOpponentResultScoreVenueProv
29 Aug 198124Tight-head PropNew ZealandWin: 24-12 Athletic Park, WellingtonSWD
12 Sep 198124Tight-head PropNew ZealandLose: 22-25 Eden Park, AucklandSWD
20 Sep 198124Tight-head PropUSAWin: 38-7 Owl Creek Polo ground, Glenville, NYSWD
10 May 198628Tight-head PropNZ CavaliersWin: 21-15 Newlands, Cape TownW-Tvl
17 May 198628Tight-head PropNZ CavaliersLose: 18-19 Kingspark, DurbanW-Tvl
26 Aug 198932Tight-head PropWorld InvitationWin: 20-19 Newlands, Cape TownGriquas