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, June 30 2017
19:00 - Cell C Sharks vs Vodacom Bulls
Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban
Saturday, July 01 2017
01:05 - Jaguares vs Southern Kings
Velez Sarsfield Stadium, Buenos Aires
15:05 - Toyota Cheetahs vs DHL Stormers
Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein
17:15 - Emirates Lions vs Sunwolves
Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg
Friday, July 07 2017
11:45 - Reds vs Brumbies
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
13:55 - Force vs Rebels
nib Stadium, Perth
Saturday, July 08 2017
11:45 - Waratahs vs Jaguares
Allianz Stadium, Sydney
17:15 - Vodacom Bulls vs Southern Kings
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
19:30 - DHL Stormers vs Sunwolves
DHL Newlands, Cape Town
Friday, July 14 2017
09:35 - Highlanders vs Reds
Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin

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