PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Robert Brent
SURNAME Russell
HEIGHT 174 cm
WEIGHT 83 Kg
BIRTH DATE 05 March 1980
BIRTH PLACE Port Elizabeth
PRIMARY SCHOOL St Stithians Prep, Johannesburg
SECONDARY SCHOOL Selborne College, East London
TERTIARY EDUCATION University of Cape Town
PLAYER WRITE-UP
The original "Pocket Rocket", Brent Russell played for the Springbok Sevens team a few months before making his Test debut for South Africa. He was very elusive with ball in hand and had a great side-step, which helped him score heaps of tries at all levels of the game. Interestingly, Russell became a Springbok while still playing for the unfancied Pumas in Mpumalanga after he impressed during a trials match in 2002.

Positions: Wing (10) Fullback (8) Flyhalf (4) Centre (1)
Provinces: Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, Western Province, Clermont (France)
Springbok number: 727
Test debut: 8 June 2002 vs Wales in Bloemfontein aged 22
Last test: 24 June 2006 vs France in Cape Town aged 26
Total tests: 23
Tour matches: 0
Total Springbok matches: 23
Win ratio: 14-9-0
Honours: SA Rugby Young Player of the Year nominee (2002); SA Sevens Player of the Year (2002).

RUGBY CAREER
POSITION Wing, Fullback
TRIES 52
CONVERSIONS 27
PENALTIES 7
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 335
 
SPRINGBOK CAREER
CAPS 23
TRIES 8
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 40
TEST RECORD
OPPOSITION P W D L T C PE DG PTS
Argentina 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Australia 5 2 0 3 3 0 0 0 15
England 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
France 3 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 5
Ireland 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Zealand 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Uruguay 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wales 5 5 0 0 3 0 0 0 15
SQUAD LIST
Vodacom WP Absa Currie Cup Compulsory Friendlies - 2007
Vodacom Western Province ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div - 2007
Vodacom Stormers Vodacom Super 14 - 2007
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2006
Springbok XV Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2006
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2006
Wildebeest Vodacom Cup - 2006
The Sharks Vodacom Super 14 - 2006
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2005
South Africa Nelson Mandela Challenge - 2005
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2005
The Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Qualifying Round - 2005
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2005
Sharks Vodacom Super 12 - 2005
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2005
South Africa Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2004
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2004
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2004
Sharks ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division - 2004
Sharks Vodacom Super 12 - 2004
Natal Sharks ABSA Currie Cup - Premier Div. - 2003
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2003
South Africa Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2003
Sharks Vodacom Super 12 - 2003
South Africa Sevens IRB Sevens South Africa - 2002
South Africa Springboks Outgoing Tour - 2002
Pumas Bankfin Currie Cup - 2002
South Africa Vodacom Tri-Nations - 2002
South Africa Incoming Tours - 2002
Pumas Vodacom Cup - 2002
Fedsure Western Province Vodacom Cup - 2001

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, August 23 2014
09:35 - New Zealand vs Australia
Eden Park, Auckand
Absa Under 19 Competition
11:00 - Blue Bulls U19 vs Leopards U19
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
SA Schools 2014
12:00 - SARU Academy XV vs Italy U18
Markotter Stadium, Paul Roos HS, Stellenbosch
Absa Under 21 Competition
12:40 - Blue Bulls U21 vs Leopards U21
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Absa Under 19 Competition
12:45 - WP U19 vs Golden Lions U19
DHL Newlands, Cape Town
2015 Community Cup Qualifying - Regional Play-Offs
13:00 - Free State 2 vs Griquas 2 (Upington)
GWK Park, Kimberley
Absa Under 19 Competition
13:30 - Valke U19 vs Limpopo BB U19
Barnard Stadium, Kempton Park
SA Schools 2014
14:00 - France U18 vs Wales U18
Markotter Stadium, Paul Roos HS, Stellenbosch
Absa Under 21 Competition
14:45 - WP U21 vs Golden Lions U21
DHL Newlands, Cape Town
Absa Currie Cup Premier Division
15:00 - Vodacom Blue Bulls vs EP Kings
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria

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