Hennie le RouxHennie le Roux – At the heart of bringing professionalism to rugby and played an integral part of negotiations between players, administrators and legal advisors. It did not only result in revolutionizing the sport worldwide, but also introduced a new professional era in rugby

 

CRAVEN WEEK 1985 & 1986

 

Captain Eastern Province Schools Team

 

UNIVERSITY OF PORT ELIZABETH 1987 – 1991

1988        First Team

Fidelity Bank Seven-a-Side Winners

Fidelity Bank Seven-a-Side Winners

1991    Sportsman of the Year

 

EASTERN PROVINCE 1989 – 1991

 

Senior Provincial                                                     1990        Debut at Flyhalf

 

RAU UNIVERSITY                                                    1992 – 1994

 

(UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG)      1992        Sportsman of the year

 

SPRINGBOK TEAM                                                                 Since re-admission to international rugby was selected for the Springbok team 1992 – 1996.

 

RUGBY ACHIEVEMENTS

 

EASTERN PROVINCE

 

Games Played                                                                         27

 

TRANSVAAL / LIONS

 

Games Played (Vice Capt)                                     158

Tries Scored                                                                            92

1st Class Points                                                                        1040

1992        Winners M-Net Night Series

1993        Winners

Currie Cup

Lions Cup

M-Net Night Series

Super 10 Series

1994        Winners Currie Cup

Lions Cup

Mnet Night Series

Percy Frames

1995        Runners-up Super 10 Series

1996        Runners-up Currie Cup

1999        Winners Currie Cup

Vodacom Cup

CATS Games Played                                                                         30

 

INVITATIONAL SIDES

 

1991        Junior Springboks vs Springboks (Kings Park)

1991        Junior Springboks vs Namibia (Windhoek)

1991        North vs South Match

 

SPRINGBOK SIDE

 

Selected in the every Springbok side consistently from 1992 – 1996.

 

1992 – 1996                                             Toured France and England

Toured Australia & Argentina

Toured New Zealand, Wales, Scotland

Toured Argentina

Toured Argentina, France and Wales

 

1995                                                        World Cup Winning squad (played in all games during this World Cup)

 

Games Played                                         51

Tries scored                                            12

Points scored                                          90

Tests Played                                            27

Tries in Tests                                          4

Points in Tests                                        34

British Barbarians                   1

 

Total First Class Games 270

 

AWARDS 10 Star Award Achiever

Rugby Player of the Week

Rapport  Player of the Week

Sunday Times player of the Week

Sports Star of the Month Sports Illustrated

1994        Victor Award for Sports Team of the Year

1998        Faith for Life Award

 

SIGNIFICANT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

The Founder of SARPA – South African Rugby Players Association in 1997.

 

Founding member (through SARPA) of IRPA, the International Rugby Players Association.

 

At the heart of bringing professionalism to rugby and played an integral part of negotiations between players, administrators and legal advisors. It did not only result in revolutionizing the sport worldwide, but also introduced a new professional era in rugby. Actively involved in influencing change from amateur structures to effective and efficient professional structures which will remain sustainable and commercially driven, both from a player and administration perspective.

 

Winning the 1995 Rugby world Cup

Sale of Valvita Mineral Water to the Nestle Group

 

PASSIONS IN LIFE

 

Family

All Sport

Game Farmer and avid nature conservationist

Part with my experiences and knowledge to improve others

Driven to succeed

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