Ray Mordt Athlete

Raymond Herman "Ray" Mordt (born 15 February 1957 in Ceres, South Africa) is a South African rugby union player. Ray grew up and started playing rugby in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). He returned to South Africa and played Wing for the Springboks where he captained the team 3 times (twice as a substitute)from 1980 until 1984. As a player, he may be best known for scoring 3 tries against the All Blacks in the famous “flour bomb” Test at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand on 12 September 1981. Ray joined Wigan Rugby League club in 1986 winning one league title and a cup competition with them before retiring due to injury. After his active career he has been engaged as a coach for the Springboks and other teams. He is the uncle of England Sevens player Nils Mordt.

Personal details

Date of birth
February 15th, 1957
Nationality
South Africa
Places lived
Ceres, Western Cape , South Africa

Education

1. King Edward VII School Boarding school

King Edward VII School is a public school located within the city of Johannesburg in South Africa's Gauteng Province, one of the historically significant Milner Schools.

Type Boarding school
Founded
1902
Headquarters
44 St Patrick Road, 2198 - Houghton Estate, Gauteng
Official web page www.kingedwardschool.co.za
Wikipedia article

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