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Trevor Nyakane

Trevor Nyakane

Rugby player
Trevor Nyakane
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Intro Rugby player
Is Athlete Rugby union player
From South Africa
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 4 May 1989, Bushbuckridge
Age 31 years
The details

Biography

Trevor Ntando Nyakane (born 4 May 1989) is a South African rugby union footballer. His regular playing position is prop and he has the ability to play at both loosehead and tighthead.

School career

Nyakane attended school in Limpopo top rugby school Ben Vorster where he played for the first team for two years. He was chosen to represent Limpopo at the Grant Khomo, and Craven Weeks tournaments in 2006 and 2007

Career

Following his summer move from Toyota Cheetahs, Nyakane currently represents the Blue Bulls in both the Currie Cup and in Super Rugby. He has amassed more than 50 senior appearances in all senior competitions.

Nyakane signed a contract with the Blue Bulls until the end of the 2018 season.

International

Nyakane was first named in the Springbok squad ahead of the 2013 mid-year rugby union tests.

He made his international debut on 8 June as a 73rd minute replacement for Tendai Mtawarira in South Africa's 44-10 victory over Italy in Durban. On 22 June 2013 he scored his first test try, against Samoa, in Pretoria. With South Africa already leading 49-23, Nyakane's 80th minute score completed a comprehensive victory.

Springbok statistics

Test Match Record

Against Pld W D L Tri Con Pen DG Pts %Won
 Argentina 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100
 Australia 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 50
 England 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100
 Ireland 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Italy 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100
 New Zealand 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 50
 Samoa 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 100
 Scotland 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100
 Wales 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 13 9 0 4 1 0 0 0 5 69.23

Pld = Games Played, W = Games Won, D = Games Drawn, L = Games Lost, Tri = Tries Scored, Con = Conversions, Pen = Penalties, DG = Drop Goals, Pts = Points Scored

International Tries

Try Opposing team Location Venue Competition Date Result
1  Samoa Pretoria, South Africa Loftus Versfeld Mid-year rugby test series 22 June 2013 Won 56-23

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