|Full name||Dillyn Yullrich Leyds|
|Date of birth||12 September 1992|
|Place of birth||Somerset West, South Africa|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||85 kg (187 lb; 13 st 5 lb)|
|School||Bishops College, Cape Town|
|University||University of Cape Town|
|Rugby union career|
Dillyn Yullrich Leyds (born Somerset West, South Africa) is a South African rugby union player for the South Africa national team and Stade Rochelais in the French Top 14. He can play as a fullback, fly-half or wing.12 September 1992 in
Leyds was educated at Western Province Preparatory School and went on to Bishops College in Cape Town, where he played for their First XV rugby side in 2009 and 2010, alongside players such as Nizaam Carr, Oli Kebble, Johnny Kôtze, Sam Lane and Tim Swiel.
He represented Western Province at various age-group levels. In 2010, he was included in both their Under-18 Academy Week and Craven Week sides. The following year, the played for the Western Province U19 side in the 2011 Under-19 Provincial Championship, where he scored 133 points in 13 starts to finish second in the points-scoring charts and help his side reach the quarter-finals of the competition. He was a regular in the Western Province U21 squad during the 2012 and 2013 Provincial Championships, helping them reach a final in the former and winning the competition in 2013.
In 2012, Leyds was a member of the South African Under-20 side that won the 2012 IRB Junior World Championship on home soil. Leyds started their Pool Stage matches against Ireland and England, their semi-final match against Argentina and the final against New Zealand, helping his side to a 22-16 victory over the defending champions to win the title for the first time ever.
Leyds was included in the Western Province squad for the 2013 Vodacom Cup competition. His first class debut came against the Argentinean invitational side the Pampas XV in Cape Town. He came on as a second-half substitute and scored a conversion with his first touch of the ball, plus added a penalty later to help Western Province to a 28-17 victory. He also appeared in their semi-final match against the Golden Lions, but couldn't prevent them being knocked out of the competition following a 44-25 loss.
Leyds moved to Australia to join Perth-based Super Rugby franchise the Force for the 2014 Super Rugby season, where he was named in their Wider Training Group. He was included in a matchday squad for the first time for their Round 16 match against the Crusaders in Christchurch. He made three substitute appearances for the Force during the season, appearing in their matches against the Crusaders,Blues and Reds.
He was also named in the Perth Spirit side that played in the 2014 National Rugby Championship. He made five appearances in the competition and scored a try in their match against the University of Canberra Vikings.
In March 2014, Western Province announced that Leyds would return to the Cape Town-based side for the 2014 Currie Cup Premier Division season. Due to ongoing commitments with the Force and Perth Spirit, he only started training with Western Province towards the end of September 2014.
He made his Super Rugby debut for the Stormers on the wing against the Bulls scoring a try and helping the Stormers to shock the Bulls 17-29 in Pretoria on the opening weekend of 2015 Super Rugby season on 14 February 2015.