Jannes Labuschagne

Jan Johannes Labuschagne (born 16 April 1976) is a South African former rugby union player. He played as a lock. He was capped 11 times for the Springboks.[1]

Jannes Labuschagne
Full nameJan Johannes Labuschagne
Date of birth (1976-04-16) 16 April 1976 (age 46)
Place of birthBloemhof, South Africa
Height1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight116 kg (18 st 4 lb; 256 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2000–2009 Lions 35 (10)
2008–2010 Golden Lions 5 (0)
Correct as of 13 March 2021
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2000–2002 South Africa 11 (0)
Correct as of 22:04, 12 March 2021 (UTC)

While playing for South Africa against England, Labuschagne was shown a red card in the 23rd minute for a late tackle on Jonny Wilkinson.[2] South Africa went on to lose 53–3, a record defeat. For his actions, Labuschagne was suspended for 23 days and never represented South Africa again.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jannes Labuschagne". ESPN. Retrieved 12 March 2021.
  2. ^ Standley, James (23 November 2002). "England rout sorry Springboks". BBC Sport. Retrieved 12 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Flashback: Labuschagne red carded in Boks' record loss". Planet Rugby. 23 November 2016. Retrieved 12 March 2021.