Hasie Versveld

040913_0937_springbokch161Full name:                             Charles Versfeld

Born:                                        Wynberg, 24 September 1866

Deceased:                             17 de Lorentz Street, Cape Town, 6 January                                                        1942

Club:                                         Hamiltons

Province:                                Western Province

International career:      1891: 1st test: SA vs British Isles

Hasie scored the only points (a try) against the 1891 tourists.  His brother Marthinus, called Oupa, also played for South Africa.  Another brother, Robert Loftus Owen Versfeld, who died in 1932 while watching Transvaal play against Orange Free State at Ellis Park, has a rugby ground in Pretoria named after him.  He was one of five brothers.

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Founded in 1875 – Hammies is the oldest Rugby club in South Africa

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