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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 14 12 0 2 337 211 55
Carmarthen Quins 13 9 1 3 319 229 45
Aberavon 13 9 0 4 293 223 43
Merthyr 15 8 0 7 316 311 41
Pontypridd 15 8 0 7 328 315 38
RGC 1404 14 7 0 7 352 322 36
Llandovery 12 6 2 4 271 225 35
Swansea 12 5 0 7 189 214 25
Newport 12 4 0 8 240 263 25
Llanelli 13 5 0 8 251 343 23
Ebbw Vale 14 3 1 10 254 308 21
Bridgend Ravens 15 3 0 12 228 414 17