Jean Deysel
Jean Deysel
Date of Birth: 05 March 1985
Place of Birth: Virginia
Position: Flank
Height: 191 cm
Weight: 112 kg
One of the strongest ball carriers in the South African game, Jean Deysel made his mark playing for The Sharks in the last number of seasons. He made his Bok debut at the end of 2009 against Italy in Udine and has played in a further three Tests for South Africa. Deysel is a versatile loose forward who is not only strong with ball in hand, but also on defence and at the breakdowns.

Position: Loose forward
Province: KwaZulu-Natal, previously Golden Lions
Springbok number: 814
Test debut: 21 November 2009 vs Italy in Udine aged 24
Last test: 13 August 2011 vs Australia in Durban aged 26
Total tests: 4
Tour matches: 2
Total Springbok matches: 6
Win ratio: 1-3-0