Patrick Lambie was the youngest member of the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup squad in 2011 and has firmly established himself as one of the brightest talents in the local game since making his senior debut in 2009. Lambie, who is one of the standout players for The Sharks, is versatile and can be used at flyhalf, inside centre and fullback. He was named South Africa’s Young Player of the Year in 2011.
Position: Flyhalf (14) Wing (1) Fullback (17)
Springbok number: 820
Test debut: 6 November 2010 vs Ireland in Dublin aged 20
Total tests: 32
Tour matches: 1
Total Springbok matches: 33
Win ratio: 23-9-0
Honours: SA Rugby Young Player of the Year (2011); SA Rugby Player of the Year nominee (2011, 2012); SA Schools (2007-2008).
- Born: October 17, 1990 (age 23), Durban
- Weight: 83 kg
- Career start: 2010
- Education: Clifton School, Michaelhouse