Lwazi Mvovo

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Lwazi Mvovo
Personal information
Full name Lwazi Ncedo Mvovo
Born (1986-06-03) 3 June 1986 (age 30)
Mthatha, South Africa
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 91 kg (14 st 5 lb)
Club information
Playing position Winger
Current club Sharks
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Pts)
2007–2010 Sharks XV 20 (45)
2007–present Sharks (Currie Cup) 63 (140)
2009 Sharks Invitational XV 1 (0)
2010–present Sharks 99 (145)
Representative team(s)
2010 South Africa 17 (30)

* Senior club appearances and points correct as of 9 October 2016.
† Appearances (Points).

‡ Representative team caps and points correct as of 18 June 2016.

Lwazi Ncedo Mvovo is a South African professional rugby union player who plays for the Sharks in Super Rugby,[1] and for the South Africa national team (the Springboks). 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.


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