Schalk Brits

Age

38

Caps

15

Points

15

Height

1.82m

Weight

100kg

Biography

Brits, a mainstay for English club Saracens the last decade, is regarded as one of the best ever foreign imports in the English Premiership. He has been recalled to the Springbok squad by Rassie Erasmus, who wants to use his considerable experience in player-mentor capacity. Upon his return to South Africa in 2019, the ever-smiling Brits played for the Vodacom Bulls.

Date of Birth 16 May 1981
Place of Birth Empangeni

Player Stats

Tries

3

Conversions

0

Drop Goals

0

Penalties

0

Yellow Cards

00

RedCards

00

Career

South Africa The Castle Lager Rugby Championship 2019
Matches: 2
Points: 0 (0t, 0c, 0p, 0dg)
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Test 2019
Matches: 1
Points: 0 (0t, 0c, 0p, 0dg)
South Africa Rugby World Cup 2019 2019
Matches: 3
Points: 10 (2t, 0c, 0p, 0dg)
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Series 2018
Matches: 1
Points: 0 (0t, 0c, 0p, 0dg)

Latest News

News

Munster's Van Graan hungry for some silverware

Former Blue Bulls and Springbok assistant coach Johann van Graan is now into his third season as head coach of Irish club, Munster, in the Guinness PRO14 and he is eager to take the next step at the club by collecting some silverware.

Special feature

Boks 2019: RWC (Part 1) - Kon'nichiwa, Japan!

Seventy-five days. That was the time it took since the Springboks boarded their flight to Japan, to when Siya Kolisi and a bunch of his team-mates returned to Cape Town to deliver the Webb Ellis Cup to SA Rugby HQ.

Inspiration

Ever-smiling Brits hangs up his boots … for the final time

The oldest member of the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup squad, Schalk Brits, has retired from rugby for the second time in two years, but he insists this time it’s the real deal as he reflects on a career that ended on the highest of high notes in Japan.

News

SA Rugby congratulates Erasmus and Kolisi on SA Sport Awards

Rassie Erasmus and Siya Kolisi capped a brilliant year for the Springboks by walking away with two coveted SA Sport Awards in Durban on Sunday evening, a week after they won the Rugby World Cup and cleaned up at the World Rugby Awards in Japan.

Inspiration

Kolisi thanks SA for “unbelievable support” on Trophy Tour

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi thanked South Africans from all walks of life for coming out in their hundreds of thousands to congratulate the Boks on winning the Rugby World Cup in the last week.