Player

Grant Esterhuizen - Centre

Grant Esterhuizen
Height178
Weight94
Date Of Birth28/04/1976
Place Of BirthAlexander Bay
EducationAfrikaans Boys' High School, Pretoria
ClubsASM Clermont Auvergne, CS Bourgoin-Jallieu Rugby, Cardiff
RegionsGolden Cats, Golden Lions, Stormers, Bulls, Northern Transvaal
HonoursSouth Africa
Grant Esterhuizen was born in Alexander Bay South Africa and played seven times for Cardiff in the 1999 - 2000 season before leaving to join Bourgoin in France. Esterhuizen also played for Clermont-Auvergne in France and the Gauteng Lions in South Africa. A South African international he made his Springbok debut against New Zealand in July 2000.

There are some articles that say that he has made an appearance on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing series - this is not correct. There is a South African ballroom dancer called Grant Esterhuizen but it is not the same person as the rugby player.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1999-2000 7 3 1 3 2 0 0 0 10
TOTAL 7 3 1 3 2 0 0 0 10
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3