Player of the Week – Jan Serfontein
04 February 2013

The 19 year old Vodacom Bulls midfielder confirmed his class against the MTN Lions on the weekend. Not only did he score a try, had a hand in another and distributed well, the current IRB Junior Player of the Year also showed his mettle on defense. The newspapers loved Serfontein’s performances and websites were full of acclaim for the potential showed by the Port Elizabeth-born player.

SuperSport’s Brenden Nel wrote the following: Jan Serfontein is clearly an incredible talent. The IRB Junior Player of the year excels at every challenge given to him thus far and on Saturday looked head and shoulders above his peers once again.


Physical: 1.87 & 97
Born: 14/04/1993, Port Elizabeth
Currie Cup caps: 4
Currie Cup debut: 2012 v Griquas


Serfontein scored a try in the IRB JWC final against New Zealand and was voted IRB JWC Player of the tournament.

He is currently in the 2013 squad and destined to play in this year’s JWC in France in June.

1 Des Sid Kingsley (Oorlede)
3 Des Tiaan Joubert
3 Des Tommy Webb
4 Des Braam Faure
4 Des Deon Oosthuisen
4 Des Kresence Swanepoel
4 Des Murray Bondesio
5 Des Gavin September
15 Des Dolf Bekker
6 Des Gerhard Klerck
6 Des Eugene Meyer
6 Des Francois Rossouw
9 Des Bees Roux
9 Des Elandré vd Bergh
10 Des Jaco Pretorius
11 Des Alan Faber
11 Des Wikus Lock
12 Des Bill(Os) Odendaal
14 Des Barend Brits
14 Des Bags Cilliers (Oorlede)
14 Des Chris Maree
14 Des Graham Noonan
14 Des Graham Noonan