|Full name||Kevin Buys|
|Date of birth||26 April 1986|
|Place of birth||Benoni, South Africa|
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||120 kg (18 st 13 lb)|
|School||Hoërskool Dr EG Jansen|
|University||University of Pretoria|
|Rugby union career|
He started his playing career at the Blue Bulls as a youth player. In 2007, he made his debut in the Vodacom Cup competition. He then moved to French club CA Brive in November 2007. He played in the Espoirs (their reserve team), but graduated to the first team. He made 15 appearances for the team in the 2007–08 Top 14 season. He just made a further five appearances for the team the following season, three of those in the 2008–09 European Challenge Cup.
He then returned to South Africa and joined the Golden Lions team in 2009. He played for them in the domestic Currie Cup and Vodacom Cup competitions, as well as for the Lions in the Super Rugby competition. At the start of 2012, he linked up with the Eastern Province Kings. He was also named in the Kings squad for the 2013 Super Rugby season.
In 2013, he rejoined French Top 14 side CA Brive for a second time.
- "SA Rugby Player Profile – Kevin Buys". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 31 May 2016.
- "Kevin Buys". worldartists.co.za. Archived from the original on 27 December 2010. Retrieved 25 April 2012.
- "Le pilier droit sud-africain Kevin Buys de retour au CA Brive". France 3 (in French). France 3. 10 June 2013. Retrieved 11 June 2013.