Teboho Stephen 'Oupa' Mohojé (born 3 August 1990) is a South African rugby union player for the Cheetahs in the Pro14 and the Free State Cheetahs in the Currie Cup.[1] He can play as a flanker or lock.

Oupa Mohojé
Full nameTeboho Stephen Mohojé
Date of birth (1990-08-03) 3 August 1990 (age 29)
Place of birthQwaQwa
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight107 kg (16 st 12 lb; 236 lb)
SchoolLouis Botha HTS, Bloemfontein
UniversityUniversity of the Free State
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock / Flanker
Current team Cheetahs / Free State Cheetahs
Youth career
2007–2011 Free State Cheetahs
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011–2014 UFS Shimlas 22 (30)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012–2013Griffons 6 (0)
2013–2016 Free State XV 8 (20)
2013–present Free State Cheetahs 23 (5)
2014–present Cheetahs 56 (35)
Correct as of 22 September 2018
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014–2018 South Africa 19 (0)
2015 Springboks 1 (0)
2016 Springbok XV 1 (0)
2016 South Africa 'A' 2 (0)
Correct as of 3 June 2018

CareerEdit

He played for the Free State Cheetahs at the 2007 Under-18 Academy Week as well as the 2008 Under-18 Craven Week. He then progressed to the Under-21 side, playing for them in 2010 and 2011.

He made his first class debut when he had a loan spell at Griffons in the 2012 Currie Cup First Division game against Border Bulldogs.[2]

He returned to the Free State Cheetahs and made several appearances for them in the 2013 Vodacom Cup.

During his time at the Free State Cheetahs, he also played for university side the UFS Shimlas in the Varsity Cup competitions in 2011, 2012 and 2013. In 2013, he was voted the "Player That Rocks" for the competition.[3]

Representative rugbyEdit

In May 2014, Mohojé was one of eight uncapped players that were called up to a Springbok training camp prior to the 2014 mid-year rugby union tests.[4]

In 2016, Mohojé was included in a South Africa 'A' squad that played a two-match series against a touring England Saxons team[5] and was appointed the captain of the team.[6] He was named in the starting line-up for their first match in Bloemfontein,[7] but ended on the losing side as the visitors ran out 32–24 winners.[8] He also started the second match of the series, a 26–29 defeat to the Saxons in George.[9]

Springbok statisticsEdit

Test Match RecordEdit

Against Pld W D L Tri Con Pen DG Pts %Won
  Australia
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
100
  England
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
100
  Ireland
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
  Italy
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
100
  New Zealand
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
100
  Scotland
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
100
  Wales
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
Total 7 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 71.43

Pld = Games Played, W = Games Won, D = Games Drawn, L = Games Lost, Tri = Tries Scored, Con = Conversions, Pen = Penalties, DG = Drop Goals, Pts = Points Scored

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SA Rugby Player Profile – Oupa Mohojé". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 29 May 2016.
  2. ^ "SA Rugby Match Centre – Border Bulldogs 33-53 Griffons". South African Rugby Union. 31 August 2012. Retrieved 11 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Players that Rock 2013 Winners". Varsity Cup. 8 April 2013. Archived from the original on 15 April 2013. Retrieved 25 April 2013.
  4. ^ "Springbok training squad for Durban camp named". South African Rugby Union. 19 May 2014. Archived from the original on 6 June 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2016.
  5. ^ "Ackermann to coach SA 'A' against Saxons". South African Rugby Union. 28 May 2016. Archived from the original on 31 May 2016. Retrieved 31 May 2016.
  6. ^ "'Oupa' Mohoje named captain of SA 'A' team". South African Rugby Union. 5 June 2016. Archived from the original on 6 June 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2016.
  7. ^ "Youth and experience for SA 'A' opener against Saxons". South African Rugby Union. 8 June 2016. Archived from the original on 10 June 2016. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  8. ^ "SA Rugby Match Centre – South Africa "A" 24-32 England Saxons". South African Rugby Union. 10 June 2016. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  9. ^ "SA Rugby Match Centre – South Africa "A" 26-29 England Saxons". South African Rugby Union. 17 June 2016. Retrieved 19 June 2016.