A Zimbabwean international, Groenewald attended Paul Roos Gymnasium and joined the Western Province Academy.
He spent one season with the Academy before he moved to the Sharks Academy.
In 2010 he was selected in the Sharks Currie Cup squad and the following year he was named in the Sharks Super Rugby squad.
He joined Italian side Rugby Leonessa 1928 where he spent the 2011/12 season before moving to Spain and joining Ordizia RE.
He returned to South Africa and joined the Lions where he represented in the 2013 and 2014 Currie Cup seasons.
In 2015 he signed for the Pumas.
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