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Grant Esterhuizen - Centre

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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
Cardiff 6 6 0 0 149 88 27
Aberavon 5 5 0 0 112 89 20
Merthyr 6 3 0 3 139 117 17
Newport 6 3 0 3 117 102 16
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 6 3 0 3 140 139 15
Pontypridd 6 3 0 3 124 132 15
Carmarthen Quins 5 3 0 2 108 90 13
Swansea 6 2 0 4 110 112 12
Llandovery 4 2 0 2 93 79 11
Ebbw Vale 6 1 0 5 122 168 7
Llanelli 5 1 0 4 96 147 6
Bridgend Ravens 5 1 0 4 77 124 6