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South Africa President's XV

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Top scorer  Carl Bezuidenhout (25)
League(s)  IRB Tbilisi Cup
Coach  Jimmy Stonehouse
Union  South African Rugby Union
Most tries  Uzair Cassiem (2)
Founded  2013
Captain  Brendon Snyman

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The South Africa President's XV is a South African rugby union team that represented South Africa in the 2013 IRB Tbilisi Cup. They won the tournament, winning all three matches, but did not take part in the 2014 edition.



The team was created following the IRB's decision to create the Tbilisi Cup, to be held in Tbilisi, Georgia in 2013.

The team consisted of players playing in the First Division (second tier) of the South African domestic Currie Cup competition. First Division players have previously been selected for South African Barbarians teams that played against England during the 2012 mid-year rugby test series.

Previously, an Emerging Springboks team competed in the 2007 and 2008 IRB Nations Cup competitions.

2013 IRB Tbilisi Cup

The South Africa President's XV emerged victorious at the 2013 IRB Tbilisi Cup with an undefeated record, beating Uruguay, Emerging Ireland and Georgia. Loose-forward Uzair Cassiem ended joint top try scorer with two tries, while fly-half Carl Bezuidenhout ended third in the points scoring charts with 25 points.


The following squad was named to compete in the 2013 IRB Tbilisi Cup:

Note: Marius Coetzer, Hoffmann Maritz and Joe Seerane were initially named in the squad, but were replaced by Eduan van der Walt, Stefan Watermeyer and Coenie van Wyk. In addition, Vince Gwavu and Inus Kritzinger were initially named, but not named in the final squad.


South Africa President's XV Wikipedia

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