Rynier Bernardo rugby player
Rynier Bernardo rugby player

Rynier Bernardo

27th Aug 1991 1.99m/102kg No 4 Lock

South African Schools Academy in 2008, Bernardo represented Eastern Province at U18, U19 and U21 level before making his Currie Cup debut for the EP Kings in 2012. Making his Super Rugby debut against the Crusaders in 2013, Rynier linked up with the Cheetahs pre-season squad for 2014 Super Rugby, as the Southern Kings had been demoted from the competition.

Bernardo eventual signed a deal with Ospreys in 2014 and did not join the Cheetahs for Super Rugby.

In 2016 he left Ospreys and joined Scarlets.

At the end of the 2016/17 season Bernardo was released by Scarlets and the second rower took up the opportunity to return home and join the Cheetahs for the 2017 Currie Cup.

DH 8/17


image Cheetahs
No 4 Lock
2017 - present
image Southern Kings
No 4 Lock
2013 - 2014
ospreys Ospreys
No 4 Lock
2014 - 2016
scarlets Scarlets
No 4 Lock
2016 - 2017
image Free State Cheetahs
No 4 Lock
2017 - 2018
canon eagles Canon Eagles
No 4 Lock
2018 - 2020