PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Gio Giaan
SURNAME Aplon
HEIGHT 175 cm
WEIGHT 80 Kg
BIRTH DATE 06 October 1982
BIRTH PLACE Hawston / Hermanus
MARITIAL STATUS Single
FAVOURITE FILM August Rush
FAVOURITE MUSIC Hillsong
FAVOURITE FOOD Chicken and my parents’ cooking
PRIMARY SCHOOL Hawston Primary School
SECONDARY SCHOOL Hawston High School
TERTIARY EDUCATION University of Stellenbosch
PLAYER WRITE-UP
A former Springbok Sevens star, Gio Aplon made his Test debut against Wales in Cardiff in June 2010 and played in the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand in 2011. He has been in scintillating form for the Stormers and Western Province the last few seasons. Gio is an electrifying runner who punches above his weight, not shy getting stuck in and has been known to make some brilliant tackles on players almost twice his size.

Position: Wing (10) Fullback (7)
Province: Western Province
Springbok number: 816
Test debut: 5 June, 2010 vs Wales in Cardiff, aged 27
Total tests: 17
Tour matches: 1
Total Springbok matches: 18
Win ratio: 8-8-1
Honours: SA Rugby Players' Player of the Year (2010)

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION Wing, Fullback
PROVINCE Western Province
TRIES 56
CONVERSIONS 2
PENALTIES 1
DROP GOALS 1
TOTAL POINTS 290
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 17
TRIES 5
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 25
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Australia 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
England 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 10
Ireland 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Italy 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Namibia 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 10
New Zealand 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Wales 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SQUAD LIST
DHL Stormers Vodacom Super Rugby - 2014
South Africa Castle Lager Outgoing Tour - 2013
DHL Western Province Absa Currie Cup Premier Division - 2013
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2013
Stormers Vodacom Super Rugby - 2013
DHL Western Province ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2012
South Africa Castle Incoming Tours - 2012
DHL Stormers Vodacom Super Rugby - 2012
South Africa IRB Rugby World Cup - 2011
DHL Western Province ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2011
DHL Stormers Vodacom Super Rugby - 2011
South Africa Castle Tri-Nations - 2011
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 2010
Springboks Outgoing Tours - 2010
Vodacom Western Province ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2010
Vodacom Stormers Vodacom Super 14 - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2010
Vodacom Western Province ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2009
Vodacom Western Province British & Irish Lions Tour - 2009
South Africa IRB Men's Rugby World Cup Sevens - 2009
South Africa IRB Sevens Series George - 2008
South Africa IRB Sevens Series Dubai - 2008
Vodacom WP ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2008
Vodacom Stormers Vodacom Super 14 - 2008
Vodacom WP Absa Currie Cup Compulsory Friendlies - 2007
Vodacom Western Province ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2007
South Africa IRB Sevens Series Scotland - 2007
South Africa IRB Sevens Series London - 2007
Vodacom Western Province Vodacom Cup - 2007
Vodacom Stormers Vodacom Super 14 - 2007
Vodacom Western Province ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2006
Vodacom Western Province Vodacom Cup - 2006
Investec Western Province ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2005
Investec Western Province Provincial Amateur Competition - 2005
Investec Western Province Vodacom Cup - 2005

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
Vodacom Super Rugby
Friday, May 26 2017
09:35 - Blues vs Chiefs
Eden Park, Auckland
11:45 - Reds vs Force
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Saturday, May 27 2017
07:15 - Sunwolves vs Toyota Cheetahs
Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo
09:35 - Highlanders vs Waratahs
Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
11:45 - Rebels vs Crusaders
AAMI Park, Melbourne
15:05 - Vodacom Bulls vs Hurricanes
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
17:15 - Cell C Sharks vs DHL Stormers
Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban
23:40 - Jaguares vs Brumbies
Velez Sarsfield Stadium, Buenos Aires
Sunday, May 28 2017
14:30 - Emirates Lions vs Southern Kings
Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg
Friday, June 02 2017
09:35 - Blues vs Reds
Apia Park, Apia

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