|Full name||Lawrence Dumisani Sephaka|
|Date of birth||8 August 1978|
|Place of birth||Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||238 lb (108 kg)|
|Rugby union career|
In 2007 he played in Rugby Pro D2, the second level of the French professional league, for Toulon, an ambitious side which signed international stars such as George Gregan, Victor Matfield, Anton Oliver, and Andrew Mehrtens in a drive for promotion.
He was subsequently included in the Springboks' 2002 Tri Nations Series squad. He played in all four of the Tri Nations games that season against Australia and the All Blacks. He earned another cap at the end of the year in November, in the 10 to 30 loss against France at Stade Vélodrome in Marseille.
In 2003 he played nine times for the Springboks, the first of which was the 29 to 25 victory over Scotland at King's Park in Durban. He played in the subsequent test against the Scottish and then in all four of the 2003 Tri Nations Series matches.
Sephaka was part of South Africa's 2003 Rugby World Cup squad for Australia. He played in three matches at the world cup, the 72 to six victory over Uruguay and the six to 25 loss against England, both of which were contested at Perth's Subiaco Oval, as well as the 46 to 19 win over Georgia at Aussie Stadium.
In 2005 he played in a mid-year test against France before going onto play in the Tri Nations. After the first match against Australia, he was then controversially dropped from the starting lineup for the subsequent match against the Wallabies. He however played in two tests at the end of the year, against Scotland and Wales. He was included in the Springboks' 2006 Tri Nations Series squad.