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 18 15 0 3 534 302 76
Pontypridd 18 14 0 4 638 338 68
Cardiff 18 13 1 4 551 379 67
Ebbw Vale 18 13 1 4 397 292 62
Newport 18 12 0 6 470 430 57
Llandovery 18 11 1 6 506 321 57
Aberavon 17 11 1 5 402 355 53
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 17 9 0 8 444 354 50
Carmarthen Quins 18 9 0 9 394 340 47
Swansea 17 8 0 9 371 349 41
Cross Keys 17 4 1 12 379 562 28
Bridgend Ravens 16 5 0 11 316 424 27
Llanelli 18 4 1 13 337 499 25
Bedwas 17 4 0 13 341 527 23
Bargoed 17 3 0 14 327 574 17
Neath 16 1 0 15 261 622 3