Lwazi Mvovo

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Lwazi Mvovo
Full nameLwazi Ncedo Mvovo
Date of birth (1986-06-03) 3 June 1986 (age 33)
Place of birthMthatha, South Africa
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight91 kg (14 st 5 lb; 201 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Winger
Current team Sharks / Sharks (Currie Cup) / Sharks XV
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007–present Sharks XV 26 (60)
2007–present Sharks (Currie Cup) 70 (155)
2009 Sharks Invitational XV 1 (0)
2010–present Sharks 133 (185)
2017–2018 Canon Eagles 5 (5)
Correct as of 7 July 2019
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010–2018 South Africa (tests) 17 (30)
2010 South Africa (tour) 1 (0)
2014 Springboks 1 (0)
2017 South Africa 'A' 2 (10)
Correct as of 6 April 2018

Lwazi Ncedo Mvovo is a South African professional rugby union player for the Sharks in Super Rugby and in the Currie Cup and the Sharks XV in the Rugby Challenge.[1] He was schooled at Maria Louw High School. His debut for the Sharks was on 27 June 2008 against Boland in Durban.

In the 2010 Currie Cup tournament Lwazi Mvovo was the second highest try scorer with twelve tries. In the Super Rugby competition, he tied for the second highest try scorer, with six.

In October 2010, Mvovo was selected to the South African squad of 39 players to prepare for the November tour of Europe. He made his Springboks debut on 20 November 2010 in the 21-17 loss to Scotland at Murrayfield. Mvovo scored his first international try against England, at Twickenham on Saturday 27 November 2010, in a 21-11 victory.

Mvovo made his Tri Nations debut in a 39-20 defeat against the Australia in Sydney on 23 July 2011. He then appeared against New Zealand in Wellington as number 11.


  1. ^ Sharks Profile Archived 7 August 2011 at the Wayback Machine

External links[edit]

  • Lwazi Mvovo at Sharks
  • "SA Rugby Player Profile – Lwazi Mvovo". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  • Lwazi Mvovo on Grundlingh Enslin's Springbok Rugby Hall of Fame
  • Lwazi Mvovo on itsrugby.co.uk
  • Zimbio