Lions
Former name: Transvaal
PlayersDate of BirthStartedOnly
Tiger Devenish27 May 1867XX
Japie Louw30 Aug 1867XX
Chubb Vigne23 Dec 1868XX
Ben Andrew15 May 1870XX
Alf Larard30 Dec 1870XX
Toski Smith9 Apr 1871  
Long George Devenish11 May 1871XX
Ferdie Aston18 Sep 1871XX
Henry Gorton28 Oct 1871XX
Paul Scott26 Oct 1872XX
Spanner Forbes2 Jan 1873XX
Jim Crosby3 Jul 1873XX
Willie McEwan24 Oct 1875XX
Jimmy Sinclair16 Oct 1876XX
PO Nel17 Apr 1877XX
Davey Cope14 Aug 1877XX
Alex Frew24 Oct 1877XX
Hugh Ferris6 Dec 1877XX
Birdie Partridge13 Jun 1879XX
Sommie Morkel26 Sep 1879XX
Charlie Jones24 Mar 1880XX
Andrew Morkel4 Aug 1882XX
Nic Crosby21 Aug 1883XX
Henry Walker22 Feb 1884XX
Boy Morkel2 Jan 1885  
Dietlof Maré2 Jul 1885XX
Dougie Morkel26 Oct 1885XX
Saturday Knight16 Dec 1885XX
Cliff Riordan24 Dec 1885XX
Cocky Hahn7 Jan 1886XX
Baby Shum17 Aug 1886XX
Jan Stegmann21 Jun 1887XX
Joe Francis24 Jan 1889XX
Dirkie de Villiers20 Jul 1889XX
Toby Moll20 Jul 1890XX
Baby Michau14 Aug 1890XX
Mervyn Ellis16 Sep 1892XX
Tank van Rooyen9 Dec 1892XX
Theuns Kruger17 Jun 1896XX
John Oliver17 May 1897XX
Attie van Heerden10 Mar 1898XX
Jack van Druten12 Jun 1898XX
Nico Bosman16 Oct 1902XX
Bert Kipling24 Dec 1903  
Paul Visser25 Dec 1903XX
Dauncey Devine20 Mar 1904XX
George Daneel29 Aug 1904  
Joe Nijkamp16 Oct 1904XX
Nick Pretorius10 Dec 1904XX
John Dobie4 Aug 1905XX
Manie Geere9 Sep 1905XX
Boet Prinsloo14 Oct 1905XX
Ginger Clark22 Sep 1906XX
Ferdie Bergh2 Nov 1906  
Lukas Strachan12 Sep 1907X 
Fred Smollan20 Aug 1908XX
Floors Venter13 Apr 1909XX
Fanie Louw16 Sep 1909  
Nic Bierman13 Feb 1910XX
Jan Lotz26 Aug 1910XX
Kalfie Martin6 Oct 1910XX
Freddy Turner18 Mar 1914  
Tony Harris27 Aug 1916XX
Hoppie van Jaarsveld21 Feb 1917XX
Piet Malan13 Feb 1919XX
Felix du Plessis24 Nov 1919XX
Okey Geffin28 May 1921XX
Hennie Muller26 Mar 1922XX
Basie van Wyk5 Nov 1923XX
Des Sinclair14 Jul 1924XX
Hansie Oelofse16 Dec 1926XX
Natie Rens19 Jul 1929XX
Johnny Buchler7 Apr 1930XX
Paul Johnstone30 Jun 1930  
Mannetjies Gericke8 Jun 1933XX
Clive Ulyate11 Dec 1933XX
Joe Kaminer25 Jan 1934XX
Martin Pelser23 Mar 1934XX
Mike Antelme23 Apr 1934XX
Wilf Rosenberg18 Jun 1934XX
Jeremy Nel21 Sep 1934  
Jan Prinsloo28 Jan 1935XX
Fanie Kuhn12 Jun 1935XX
Lofty Nel11 Aug 1935X 
Johan Steenekamp2 Sep 1935XX
Mickey Gerber12 Oct 1935  
Piet Botha13 Nov 1935XX
Abie Malan18 Nov 1935  
Hennie van Zyl31 Jan 1936XX
Avril Malan9 Apr 1937XX
Martiens Louw20 Apr 1938XX
Sakkie de Klerk28 Oct 1938XX
Dawie de Villiers10 Jul 1940  
Syd Nomis15 Nov 1941XX
Robbie Barnard26 Nov 1941XX
Jan Ellis5 Jan 1942  
Piet Greyling16 May 1942  
Sakkie Sauermann16 Nov 1944XX
Jannie Barnard29 Jan 1945XX
Richard Prentis27 Feb 1947XX
Klippies Kritzinger1 Mar 1948X 
Gert Muller10 May 1948  
Peter Cronjé21 Sep 1948XX
Paul Bayvel28 Mar 1949XX
Gerald Bosch12 May 1949XX
Gerrie Germishuys29 Oct 1949  
Kevin de Klerk6 Jun 1950XX
Dave Frederickson17 Aug 1950XX
Moaner van Heerden18 Jul 1951  
Johan Strauss27 Sep 1951XX
Ockie Oosthuizen1 Apr 1955  
Chris Rogers10 Oct 1956XX
Ray Mordt15 Feb 1957  
Deon Lotter11 Oct 1957XX
Piet Kruger11 Apr 1958XX
Jannie Breedt4 Jun 1959XX
Uli Schmidt10 Jul 1961  
Johan le Roux15 Nov 1961XX
Heinrich Rodgers23 Jun 1962  
Wahl Bartmann13 Jun 1963X 
Rudolph Straeuli20 Aug 1963XX
Garth Wright9 Sep 1963  
Kobus Wiese16 May 1964XX
Balie Swart18 May 1964XX
Hannes Strydom13 Jul 1965XX
Gavin Johnson17 Oct 1966XX
Francois Pienaar2 Jan 1967XX
Theo Jansen van Rensburg26 May 1967XX
Hennie le Roux10 Jul 1967XX
Willie Meyer6 Nov 1967  
Ian MacDonald22 Feb 1968XX
James Small10 Feb 1969X 
Johan Roux25 Feb 1969XX
Chris Rossouw14 Sep 1969XX
Phillip Schutte7 Oct 1969XX
Japie Mulder18 Oct 1969XX
Pieter Hendriks13 Apr 1970XX
Johan Ackermann3 Jun 1970  
Chester Williams8 Aug 1970  
Christiaan Scholtz22 Oct 1970XX
Heinrich Füls8 Mar 1971XX
Warren Brosnihan28 Dec 1971X 
James Dalton16 Aug 1972X 
Rassie Erasmus5 Nov 1972  
Werner Swanepoel15 Apr 1973  
André Vos9 Jan 1975XX
Thinus Delport2 Feb 1975X 
Delarey du Preez12 Jun 1975XX
Louis Koen7 Jul 1975XX
Faan Rautenbach22 Feb 1976  
Jannes Labuschagne16 Apr 1976XX
Grant Esterhuizen28 Apr 1976XX
Bobby Skinstad3 Jul 1976  
Dean Hall2 Sep 1977XX
Lawrence Sephaka8 Aug 1978XX
Wayne Julies23 Oct 1978  
André Pretorius29 Dec 1978XX
Wikus van Heerden25 Feb 1979X 
Butch James7 Aug 1979  
Gcobani Bobo12 Sep 1979X 
Jaco Pretorius10 Dec 1979XX
Conrad Jantjes24 Mar 1980X 
Joe van Niekerk14 May 1980X 
CJ van der Linde27 Aug 1980  
Jorrie Muller3 Jan 1981XX
Ashwin Willemse8 Sep 1981XX
Enrico Januarie1 Feb 1982X 
Jacques Cronjé4 Aug 1982  
Jaque Fourie4 Mar 1983X 
Franco van der Merwe15 Mar 1983XX
Bryan Habana12 Jun 1983X 
Heinke van der Merwe3 May 1985X 
Pat Cilliers3 Mar 1987X 
Warren Whiteley18 Sep 1987X 
Lionel Mapoe13 Jul 1988X 
Marnitz Boshoff11 Jan 1989XX
Ross Cronjé26 Jul 1989XX
Jaco Kriel21 Aug 1989XX
Julian Redelinghuys11 Sep 1989XX
Andries Coetzee1 Mar 1990XX
Ruan Combrinck10 May 1990X 
Elton Jantjies1 Aug 1990X 
Ruan Dreyer16 Sep 1990XX
Franco Mostert27 Nov 1990X 
Jaco Taute21 Mar 1991XX
Courtnall Skosan24 Jul 1991XX
Faf De Klerk19 Oct 1991XX
Malcolm Marx13 Jul 1994XX
Rohan Janse van Rensburg11 Sep 1994XX
  • The column "Started" denotes players who started their test career with the province.
  • The column "Only" denotes players who only played for the province during their test career.