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PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME John Leslie
SURNAME Gainsford
BIRTH DATE 04 August 1938
BIRTH PLACE Germiston
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Position: Centre
Club: Villager RFC
Provinces: Western Province (1960) South Western Districts (1962)
Springbok number: 348
Test debut: 30 April 1960 vs Scotland in Port Elizabeth aged 21
Last test: 29 July 1967 vs France in Johannesburg aged 28
Total tests: 33
Tour matches: 38
Total Springbok matches: 71
Win ratio: 18-12-3
Tours: British Isles, Ireland & France 1960-61; Ireland & Scotland 1965; Australia & New Zealand 1965.
RUGBY CAREER
TRIES 8
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 40
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 33
TRIES 8
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 40
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Australia 8 4 0 4 3 0 0 0 9
British Isles 4 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 6
England 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 5 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
Ireland 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
New Zealand 8 3 1 4 2 0 0 0 6
Scotland 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Wales 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SQUAD LIST
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1967
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 1965
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1964
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1963
South Africa British Lions Tour - 1962
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1961
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 1960
South Africa Incoming Tours - 1960

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, July 20 2019
17:05 - South Africa vs Australia
Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg
Saturday, July 27 2019
09:35 - New Zealand vs South Africa
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Saturday, August 10 2019
00:00 - Argentina vs South Africa
Castle Lager Incoming Series
Saturday, August 17 2019
17:05 - South Africa vs Argentina
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
RWC Warm-up game
Friday, September 06 2019
00:00 - Japan vs South Africa
Kumagaya Rugby Stadium, Saitama
Rugby World Cup
Saturday, September 21 2019
11:45 - South Africa vs New Zealand
International Stadium, Yokohama
Saturday, September 28 2019
11:45 - South Africa vs Namibia
City of Toyota Stadium
Friday, October 04 2019
11:45 - South Africa vs Italy
Shizuoka Stadium
Tuesday, October 08 2019
12:15 - South Africa vs Canada
Kobe Misaki Stadium

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