Piet Veldsman’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story



Rugby union player


South Africa



Gender male
Birth 11 March 1952, George, South Africa
Age: 68 years
Star sign Pisces

Pieter Eden Veldsman (born 11 March 1952 in George, Western Cape, South Africa) is a former South African rugby union player.

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Playing career

In 1969 and during his final year at school, Veldsman was selected to represent the Western Province schools team at the annual Craven Week tournament that was held in Pietermaritzburg. During the early seventies Veldsman played for the Western Province under–20 side and he made his senior provincial debut for Western Province in 1976.

Veldsman made his test debut, which was also his only test for the Springboks on 27 August 1977 against the World XV team at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria. With Veldsman there were seven other debutants in the 1977 test match, of whom five also played in only one test match for the Springboks.

Test history

No. Opposition Result (SA 1st) Position Tries Date Venue
1. World XV 45–24 Loose-forward 27 August 1977 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria