|Birth name||Royden Gladstone Dryburgh|
|Date of birth||1 November 1929|
|Place of birth||Cape Town, South Africa|
|Date of death||10 May 2000(aged 70)|
|Place of death||Durban, South Africa|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||83 kg (183 lb)|
|School||Grey High School, Port Elizabeth|
|Rugby union career|
Dryburgh made his test debut for the Springboks in 1955 against the touring British Lions team captained by Robin Thompson. His first test match was the second test played at his home ground, Newlands in Cape Town and he scored a try and two conversions in the test. In 1960 he was captained the Springboks in the first two tests against the touring All Blacks. Dryburg scored 28 points in test matches, including three tries. He also played in twelve tour matches, scoring eighty-eight points.
|No.||Opponents||Results (RSA 1st)||Position||Points||Dates||Venue|
|1.||British Lions||25–9||Fullback||7 (1 try, 2 conversions)||20 Aug 1955||Newlands, Cape Town|
|2.||British Lions||6–9||Full back||6 (2 penalties)||3 Sep 1955||Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria|
|3.||British Lions||22–8||Fullback||4 (2 conversions)||24 Sep 1955||Crusaders Ground, Port Elizabeth|
|4.||Australia||9–0||Right-wing||3 (1 try)||2 Jun 1956||Brisbane Exhibition Ground, Brisbane|
|5.||New Zealand||6–10||Fullback||3 (1 penalty)||14 Jul 1956||Carisbrook, Dunedin|
|6.||New Zealand||5–11||Right-wing||3 (1 try)||1 Sep 1956||Eden Park, Auckland|
|7.||New Zealand||13–0||Fullback (c)||2 (1 conversion)||25 Jun 1960||Ellis Park, Johannesburg|
|8.||New Zealand||3–11||Fullback (c)||23 Jul 1960||Newlands, Cape Town|
- List of South Africa national rugby union players – Springbok no. 321
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