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Attie Strauss
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Is Athlete Rugby union player
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 2 September 1959
Age 61 years
Star sign Virgo
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Jacobus Adriaan 'Attie' Strauss (born 2 September 1959) is a former South African rugby union player.

Playing career

Strauss finished his schooling at Boland Agricultural High School in Paarl and then joined the South African Correctional Services in Pretoria. He played for the Northern Transvaal under–20, under–25 and B–teams. He also played for the Northern Free State under–20 team and in 1983 he joined the rugby club of Stellenbosch University. In his first match for Maties he formed the front row with Hempies du Toit and Shaun Povey, both Springboks. Strauss made his senior provincial debut for Western Province in 1983.

He made his test debut for the Springboks against the visiting South American Jaguars team on 20 October 1984 at Loftus Versveld in Pretoria.

Test history

No. Opponents Results
(RSA 1st)
Position Points Dates Venue
1. South American Jaguars 32–15 Tighthead prop 20 Oct 1984 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
2. South American Jaguars 22–13 Tighthead prop 27 Oct 1984 Newlands, Cape Town
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