Gerbrandt Grobler rugby player
Gerbrandt Grobler rugby player

Gerbrandt Grobler

6th Feb 1992 2.01m/120kg No 4 Lock

Born in Nelspruit, South Africa, Grobler attended Affies High School. He went to Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool in Pretoria and represented the Blue Bulls at the 2010 Craven Week.

After a year with the Bulls in 2010, the towering lock moved to Cape Town where he represented Western Province and Stormers before receiving a two-year ban in October 2014 for a doping offence.

After his serving his two-year ban, Grobler left South Africa to sign for top French club Racing 92 in the Top 14 for the 2016/17 season.

In July 2017, it was announced that Grobler had joined Irish Pro14 side Munster on a one-year contract. On 24 August 2017, Grobler made his non-competitive debut for Munster.

He joined English Premiership side Gloucester ahead of the 2018/19 season and made 34 appearances for the side before signing a two-year deal with Stade Francais in July 2020.

(LS July 7, 2020)

Career

sf-blason-210x210 Stade Francais
No 4 Lock
2020 - present
stormers Stormers
No 4 Lock
2013 - 2013
image Western Province
No 4 Lock
2013 - 2013
logo_racing2 Racing 92
No 4 Lock
2016 - 2017
munster Munster Rugby
Blindside Flanker
2017 - 2018
image Gloucester Rugby
No 4 Lock
2018 - 2020