PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Bjorn Alberic
SURNAME Basson
HEIGHT 185 cm
WEIGHT 84 Kg
BIRTH DATE 11 February 1987
BIRTH PLACE King William's Town
MARITIAL STATUS Married
PRIMARY SCHOOL Central Primary School
SECONDARY SCHOOL Dale College, King William's Town
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Bjorn Basson, who holds the record for the most tries in a single Absa Currie Cup season with 21 (set in 2010 in the colours of GWK Griquas), was the joint top try scorer in Vodacom Super Rugby in 2012 with 10. Basson made his Test debut from the bench against Wales in Cardiff in June 2010, but missed the entire Castle Rugby Championship in 2012 through an unfortunate injury he sustained in the Bulls’ Vodacom Super Rugby Qualifier in July. Since his return, he has been a star for the team from Pretoria in the Absa Currie Cup. Basson is very quick, unpredictable and brilliant under the high ball.

Position: Wing
Province: Blue Bulls (from 2011), Griqualand West (2008-2010)
Springbok number: 817
Test debut: 5 June 2010 vs Wales in Cardiff aged 23
Total tests: 11
Tour matches: 0
Total Springbok matches: 11
Win ratio: 9-2-0
Honours: Absa Currie Cup Premier Division Player of the Year (2010)

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION Wing; Fullback
PROVINCE Blue Bulls
TRIES 120
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 600
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 11
TRIES 3
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 15
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Argentina 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Australia 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Ireland 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
New Zealand 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Samoa 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Scotland 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wales 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SQUAD LIST
Vodacom Blue Bulls Currie Cup Premier Division - 2016
Vodacom Blue Bulls Currie Cup Qualifying - 2016
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2016
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2015
Vodacom Blue Bulls Absa Currie Cup Premier Division - 2014
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2014
South Africa The Castle Lager Rugby Championship - 2013
Vodacom Blue Bulls Absa Currie Cup Premier Division - 2013
South Africa Castle Lager Incoming Series - 2013
Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2013
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2012
South Africa Castle Incoming Tours - 2012
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2012
Vodacom Blue Bulls ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2011
Vodacom Bulls Vodacom Super Rugby - 2011
South Africa Castle Tri-Nations - 2011
South Africa Outgoing Tours - 2010
GWK Griquas ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2010
GWK Griquas Absa Currie Cup Compulsory Friendlies - 2010
Griquas Vodacom Cup - 2010
Vodacom Cheetahs Vodacom Super 14 - 2010
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2010
GWK Griquas ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2009
Royal XV British & Irish Lions Tour - 2009
Emerging Springboks British & Irish Lions Tour - 2009
Vodacom Cheetahs Vodacom Super 14 - 2009
GWK Griquas Vodacom Cup - 2009
Wildeklawer Griquas ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2008
Emerging South Africa IRB Nations Cup - 2008
Wildeklawer Griquas Vodacom Cup - 2008
Griquas U/21 ABSA Under 21 Competition - 2007
Border ABSA Under 19 Competition - 2006
Border SA Under 19 - 2005

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, September 30 2017
17:05 - South Africa vs Australia
Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein
Saturday, October 07 2017
17:05 - South Africa vs New Zealand
DHL Newlands, Cape Town
Castle Lager Outgoing Tour
Saturday, November 11 2017
00:00 - Ireland vs South Africa
To be confirmed
Saturday, November 18 2017
00:00 - France vs South Africa
To be confirmed
Saturday, November 25 2017
00:00 - Italy vs South Africa
To be confirmed
Saturday, December 02 2017
16:30 - Wales vs South Africa
Principality Stadium, Cardiff

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