Monty Dumond

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Monty Dumond
Full name Godfried Dumond
Date of birth (1982-08-20) 20 August 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Klerksdorp
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 93 kg (14 st 9 lb)
School Orkney High School
Notable relative(s) Cecil Dumond (brother)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half
Current team Hamiltons
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013–2014 Despatch 13 (135)
2015–present Hamiltons 6 (73)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2003 Sharks (Currie Cup) ()
2004 Leopards ()
2004 Western Province ()
2004–2005 Overmach Parma ()
2005–2006 Aurillac 25 (276)
2006–2007 Racing Métro 92 22 (147)
2007–2010 Sharks (Currie Cup) 55 (299)
2008 US Oyonnax 6 (17)
2009–2010 Sharks 9 (0)
2010–2012 Eastern Province Kings 13 (118)
2011 Griquas 8 (33)
2014 Boland Cavaliers 0 (0)
Correct as of 7 April 2015

Godfried 'Monty' Dumond (born 20 August 1982) is a South African rugby union player, currently playing with Hamiltons.[1]

Career[edit]

He started playing for Sharks in youth competitions and had short spells with the Leopards and Western Province during the 2004 Vodacom Cup. He then moved to Europe where he played rugby for Overmach Parma in Italy in 2004-2005, then moved to France for spells at Aurillac in 2005–2006 and Racing Métro 92 in 2006–2007.[2]

He then returned to the Sharks, although he did play for US Oyonnax as a medical joker for a six-month spell in 2008. He was also included in the Sharks Super Rugby squads in 2009 and 2010. In 2010, he joined the Eastern Province Kings on loan during their title-winning 2010 Currie Cup First Division season, finishing as their top points scorer. It was later announced that he would join them on a permanent deal for 2011. Before the 2011 Currie Cup First Division season started, however, it was announced that he joined Griquas on a loan spell.

He returned to the Eastern Province Kings in time for the 2012 Vodacom Cup, but failed to make any appearances in that competition and was released when the season ended.[3]

In 2012, he joined club side Despatch, where he also became the backline coach.[4]

After two seasons at Despatch, Dumond returned to provincial rugby when he joined Wellington-based side Boland Cavaliers for the 2014 Currie Cup qualification tournament.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SA Rugby Player Profile – Monty Dumond". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 1 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Interview with Monty Dumond". sharksworld.co.za. 2009-08-10. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  3. ^ "Kings groet Dumond". Die Son. 2012-05-15. Retrieved 2012-05-15. 
  4. ^ Wippenaar, Werner (30 January 2013). "Toring se tyd by despatch verby". Die Son (in Afrikaans). Media24. Retrieved 30 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Dumond nou Kavalier" (in Afrikaans). Die Son. 15 May 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2014.