Davon Raubenheimer

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Davon Raubenheimer
Full name Davon Stephanus Raubenheimer
Date of birth (1984-07-16) 16 July 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Knysna, South Africa
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 115 kg (18 st 2 lb)
School Knysna Sec School
Pacaltsdorp Sec
Notable relative(s) Shaun Raubenheimer (cousin)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flank / Number Eight
Current team SWD Eagles
Youth Career
2003–2005 SWD Eagles
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2005–2008 SWD Eagles 60 (25)
2009–2011 Griquas 56 (20)
2010–2012 Cheetahs 20 (10)
2012–2013 Free State XV 6 (0)
2012–2013 Free State Cheetahs 16 (0)
2013 Griffons 5 (0)
2014–present SWD Eagles 38 (0)
Correct as of 9 October 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2005 South Africa Under-21 3 (0)
2008 Emerging Springboks 2 (0)
2009 Royal XV 1 (0)
2009 South Africa (tour) 2 (0)
Correct as of 21 October 2013

Davon Stephanus Raubenheimer (born 16 July 1984 in Knysna, South Africa) is a professional rugby union rugby player. His regular playing position is flanker.


Raubenheimer hails from the Western Cape and began his senior career with his local team, the SWD Eagles. He made 60 appearances for the Eagles before heading north to join the Griquas. During his time in Kimberley, he was called up to the Cheetahs Super Rugby side and made his debut during the 2010 Super 14 season. He switched to the Free State Cheetahs for domestic competitions in 2012 and is a regular in the province's Vodacom Cup side.[1][2]


Raubenheimer was a member of the South Africa Under 21 side that won the 2005 Under 21 Rugby World Championship in Argentina and also the Emerging Springboks team that won the 2008 IRB Nations Cup in Romania. He was called up by the Springboks for their 2009 end-of-year tour of France, Italy, Ireland and England. He did not earn any full international caps on the tour, but he did play in 2 midweek tour matches.[1]



  1. ^ a b "SA Rugby Player Profile – Davon Raubenheimer". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 4 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Davon Raubenheimer itsrugby.co.uk Player Statistics". itsrugby.co.uk. Retrieved 29 July 2013.