Ross Skeate

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Ross Skeate
Full name Ross Carson Skeate
Nickname Skeato
Date of birth (1982-08-02) 2 August 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Johannesburg, South Africa
Height 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
Weight 114 kg (251 lb)
School South African College Schools, Cape Town
University University of Cape Town
Occupation(s) Professional rugby player
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock, Second-row forward
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2001–2008 University of Cape Town ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008–2010
2012–present
Toulon
Agen
42
0
((10)
(0))
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2003–2008
2010–2012
W. Province
Sharks (Currie Cup)
55
22
((30)
(0))
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2005–2008
2011–2012
Stormers
Sharks
35
8
((5)
(0))
Correct as of 30 August 2008

Ross Carson Skeate (born 2 August 1982 in Johannesburg, South Africa) is a rugby union player.

He plays for the Sharks and Sharks in the Super Rugby and Currie Cup competitions respectively.[1] He returned to South Africa on a two-year deal from July 1, 2010 after spending just under two years at French Top 14 side Toulon.

He moved to France after the completion of the 2008 South African season. He played for the Stormers franchise in the Super 14 and for Western Province in the domestic Currie Cup competition. Skeate has played for the Emerging Springboks (2007).

He's a skillful 'number 5'[2] lock renowned for his line-out jumping prowess, physicality and prominence in the loose. At school he was a South African junior basketball player.

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