Peter-John Steenkamp, born on January 3, 1998, is a talented South African rugby union player who currently represents the Lions in Super Rugby, the Golden Lions in the Currie Cup, and the Golden Lions XV in the Rugby Challenge. His regular positions on the field are lock and flank, where he showcases his versatility and skill set.
Standing at an impressive height of 6 feet 5 inches, Steenkamp's towering presence adds value to his team's lineouts and set-piece play. His athleticism and physicality make him a valuable asset in the forward pack, capable of making powerful carries, winning crucial turnovers, and providing defensive strength.
Steenkamp's rugby journey began during his education at Hoërskool Garsfontein in Pretoria, where he honed his skills and developed a passion for the sport. His dedication and commitment led to notable achievements in representative rugby. From 2016 to 2018, he proudly represented SA Schools and SA U20, showcasing his talent and potential on the national stage.
In 2017, Steenkamp made a significant career move when he signed with the Lions, one of South Africa's prominent rugby teams. This opportunity allowed him to compete at the highest level of domestic and international rugby, challenging himself against top-class opposition and contributing to the team's success.
With his combination of size, agility, and technical ability, Steenkamp continues to make valuable contributions to the Lions across various competitions. Whether locking in the second row or competing at the flank, he brings a formidable presence and contributes to the team's set-piece, ball-carrying, and defensive efforts.
As Steenkamp's career progresses, he aims to establish himself as a key figure in the Lions' forward pack and further elevate his game to reach greater heights in South African rugby. With his talent, work ethic, and determination, he is well-positioned to make a lasting impact on the field and contribute to the success of his team in Super Rugby, the Currie Cup, and the Rugby Challenge.
|2018 - present|
|2022 - present|
|South Africa U20's
|2018 - 2022|