|Full name||Leonard Olivier|
|Date of birth||19 January 1986|
|Place of birth||Pretoria, South Africa|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||89 kg (14 st 0 lb; 196 lb)|
|School||Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool, Pretoria|
|University||University of Pretoria|
|Rugby union career|
Leonard Olivier (born 19 January 1986 in Pretoria, South Africa) is a South African rugby union player, currently playing with French Fédérale 1 side Vannes. His regular position is fly-half.
His first class debut came during the 2006 Vodacom Cup competition, coming on as a late substitute in the match against the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein. He scored his first senior points within a minute of coming on when he slotted a conversion for the away side. Despite starting in just six of the Blue Bulls' thirteen matches (and being a substitute in six more), Olivier ended the season with a tally of 76 points, which put him joint-eleventh in the competition.
In 2007, Olivier moved to East Rand-based side the Falcons. He remained with the Falcons for two seasons and made more than 30 appearances in both the Vodacom Cup and Currie Cup competitions. However, he could not prevent the team getting relegated from the Premier Division of the Currie Cup at the end of the 2008 season.
He then joined Durban-based outfit the Sharks, where he played in six of the side's matches during 2009 Vodacom Cup, scoring 15 points off the boot. He was included in the matchday squad for one match during the 2009 Currie Cup Premier Division, against the Bulls in Durban, but failed to make an appearance.
Montauban / Oyonnax / Colomiers
Olivier then went to France, where he joined Montauban for the 2009–10 Top 14 season. He made just six appearances and was released by the side after they were declared bankrupt at the end of the season.
Olivier returned to South Africa in 2013 by joining Wellington-based side Boland Cavaliers for the 2013 Currie Cup First Division competition. Olivier contributed 38 points during their campaign despite missing parts of the season through injury.
Olivier started coaching in 2016 at the University of Pretoria where he coached the TUKS u/21 side. They won both the Assupol Blue Bulls Club Championship vs UJ & the Carlton Cup with the 2nd highest score of all time beating the Dragons 83 - 11.
Olivier was then promoted to coach the University of Pretoria 1st Team in 2017. They are currently through to the Semi finals of The CarltonCup.
He is now also the Head coach of the Elite Team at The Blue Bulls Tuks Rugby Academy. <bluebullstuksrugbyacademy.co.za/management>
Olivier has also decided to coach the Backline of The Limpopo Blue Bulls U/20 team. They are currently busy competing in the U/20 Currie Cup.
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- "World Artists Player Profile Len Olivier". World Artists. Retrieved 28 May 2014.
- "Bulle se losskakel beseer" (in Afrikaans). Die Burger. 9 July 2003. Retrieved 28 May 2014.
- "WP veg terug om Leeus te stuit" (in Afrikaans). Die Burger. 14 July 2004. Retrieved 28 May 2014.
- "SA Rugby Match Centre – Vodacom Cheetahs 8-36 Vodacom Blue Bulls". South African Rugby Union. 10 February 2006. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
- "SA Rugby Match Centre – Sharks 19-13 Vodacom Blue Bulls". South African Rugby Union. 24 July 2009. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
- "Financial strife sees Montauban relegated". Scrum.com. 26 April 2010. Archived from the original on 1 May 2010. Retrieved 27 April 2010.
- "Bolanders spog met 'Franse' flair" (in Afrikaans). Die Burger. 26 June 2013. Retrieved 28 May 2014.