Steve Meyer

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Steve Meyer
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Birth name Steve Meyer
Date of birth (1984-03-21) 21 March 1984 (age 34)
Place of birth Durban, South Africa
School Kearsney College
University University of Cape Town
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2003–2004
2004–2006
2006–2009
2010–present
Natal Wildebeest
Sharks (Currie Cup)
USA Perpignan
Sharks (Currie Cup)
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Correct as of 2010-06-23
Correct as of 2007-06-12

Steve Meyer (born March 21, 1984) is a South African professional rugby union player who plays in the position of flyhalf.

Meyer attended high school at Kearsney College, a well-known South African sports boarding school in KwaZulu-Natal, from 1998 to 2002. In his Matric year(2002), Meyer was the head boy of Kearsney College. He excelled at soccer, cricket and rugby, and played both hockey and rugby at high school before committing to rugby in his later school years. Meyer was also a very strong academic, ranking in the top 20 in his graduating class. He considered studying to become an actuary, one of the most challenging degree options in South Africa.

He attended the University of Cape Town briefly at the start of 2003, before moving back to Durban to begin his professional career. He began playing for the Natal Wildebeest side in 2003. After several successful seasons with them, he moved to the Super Rugby league team Sharks. When his contract with the Sharks was not renewed in 2006 he moved to USA Perpignan in France, where he has played since October 2006.

In April 2007 Meyer tore a knee ligament in a game against Albi.

He returned to The Sharks prior to the 2010 Super 14 season, and retired on the eve of the Super 14 citing personal reasons.[1] It has now been confirmed that he will be playing for Sharks in the 2010 Currie Cup.[2]

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