Kobus Wiese

Kobus Wiese Profile

Kobus Wiese Profile

Information and articles:

Province & Clubs

  • Boland Cavaliers 1985 (12 matches)
  • Western Transvaal (18 matches)
  • Golden Lions[3] 1988–1996 (21 tries, 135 matches)
  • Cats 1998
  • Petrarca Padova Rugby Italy

Springboks

He played his first test for the Springboks on 26 June 1993 against France (drew 20-20). He won his last cap for the Springboks on 15 December 1996 against Wales (won 37-20).

Honours

  • Winner of the Currie Cup 1993, 1994
  • Finalist in the Currie Cup 1991, 1992
  • Winner of Super 10 in 1993

With the Springboks

  • 18 caps
  • 1 try (5 points)
  • Selections by season : 1 in 1993, 9 in 1995, 8 in 1996
 

Worldcup

  • 1995 : World Champions, 5 selections (Romania, Canada, Samoa, France, All Blacks)About Kobus Wiese

Rugby Highlights

  • Boland
  • Western Transvaal
  • Transvaal and lions 135 games
  • SA Barbarians
  • SA Colleges
  • SA XV
  • Springboks 35 games
  • Played in 5 Currie Cup finals, won 2
  • Played in 4 Lion Cup finals, won 3
  • Played 2 Super Rugby finals and won 1
  • Played in Italy and France for clubs
  • Toured Italy, France, Argentina, England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland, New Zealand, Australia with the Springboks
  • Toured Tonga, Fiji and Somoa with Barbarian

Current Position(s)

  • Rugby Commentator | M-Net Supersport 1998 – present
  • Owner | Wiesenhof Coffees 1996 – present
  • Presenter | Boots & All

He played in the South African provincial Currie Cup for the Golden Lions (former team of the Transvaal). Kobus Wiese shot to stardom while playing for the World Cup winning Springboks in 1995. His brilliant play at that time was due to the vast amount of experience he gained whilst playing for Boland, Western Transvaal and Gauteng.

He also toured internationally with the Springboks to Australia, New Zealand, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Italy, England and many more countries between 1993 and 1995. Kobus Wiese is also a sought-after speaker, using his experiences on the field to demonstrate how motivation and team spirit are essential to any kind of success.

He is now owner of a chain of cafés and CEO of a coffee-roasting factory in Johannesburg, as well as a consultant and TV presenter. Kobus Wiese is also a sought-after speaker, using his experiences on the field to demonstrate how motivation and team spirit are essential to any kind of success.

Previous Position(s)

  • International Rugby Player (Lock) | South African Springboks Rugby Team 1993 - 1996
  • Professional Rugby Player (Lock) | Gauteng Lions 1988 - 1996