Lubabalo Vincent Gwavu (born 4 September 1987) is a South African rugby union player, currently playing with club side QBR. His regular position is flanker.
He represented the Eastern Province Kings at the 2004 Under-18 Academy Week and the 2005 Under-18 Craven Week tournaments. He then joined the Blue Bulls and played for them at Under-19 level in 2006 and at Under-21 level in 2007 and 2008.
Gwavu was included in the Blue Bulls squads for both the 2006 and 2007 Vodacom Cup competitions, but failed to make an appearance. His first class debut came in the 2008 edition of this competition, coming on as a substitute against the Boland Cavaliers. He made further appearances for the Blue Bulls in the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Vodacom Cup competitions, but failed to break into their Currie Cup side.
He had a three-match spell at the SWD Eagles in 2009, where he did make his 2009 debut against the Griffons in Welkom.
In 2013, he joined the Falcons for the 2013 Vodacom Cup.
He was included in the 2005 S.A. Schools team and the 2006 South African Under-19 team that took part at the IRB Under 19 World Championship. In 2013, he was initially included in a South Africa President's XV training squad to play in the 2013 IRB Tbilisi Cup and made one appearance for them against Namibia, but didn't make the cut for the final squad.
He represented university sides UP Tuks (in the 2008 Varsity Cup) and the TUT Vikings (in the 2010 and 2011 Varsity Cup tournaments).