Wesley Dunlop

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Wesley Dunlop
Full name Wesley Roy Dunlop
Date of birth (1987-05-12) 12 May 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Durban, South Africa
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 89 kg (14 st 0 lb)
School Grey High School
University University of Pretoria
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half
Current team US Montauban
Youth Career
2006 Eastern Province Kings
2007–2008 Sharks
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011–2012 UP Tuks 16 (165)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009 Mighty Elephants 8 (43)
2011–2012 Blue Bulls 8 (52)
2011 Leopards 12 (82)
2012–2013 Eastern Province Kings 27 (189)
2013 Kings 0 (0)
2013–present US Montauban 35 (410)
Correct as of 17 February 2015

Wesley Roy Dunlop (born 12 May 1987) is a South African rugby union player, currently playing with US Montauban.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Youth[edit]

He went to Grey High School in Port Elizabeth and played for the Eastern Province Under-19 team, as well as NMMU Madibaz in club rugby.

Natal Sharks[edit]

In 2007, he moved to Durban, where the joined the Sharks academy. He played for the Sharks XV at Under-21 level and was included in their Vodacom Cup squads in 2009 and 2010. During the 2009 Currie Cup First Division, he made 7 appearances for the Mighty Elephants (now the Eastern Province Kings). In 2010, he was a member of the College Rovers club that won the National Club Championships.

Blue Bulls[edit]

In 2011, he then moved to the Blue Bulls. He made several appearances for their Vodacom Cup team in 2011 and 2012. During the same period, he also played for the Varsity Cup side UP Tuks. He had a fantastic season in 2012, finishing as top scorer and also being voted the Player That Rocks.

Eastern Province Kings[edit]

In 2012, he then moved back to Port Elizabeth for his second spell with the Eastern Province Kings. He made his debut on 30 July 2012 in the opening game of the 2012 Currie Cup First Division season against Boland Cavaliers, scoring five points in a 25–20 victory.[3]

He was initially named in the Kings squad for the 2013 Super Rugby season, but was later released to the 2013 Vodacom Cup squad.[4]

Montauban[edit]

In 2013 he joined US Montauban in French 3rd Division.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SA Rugby Player Profile – Wesley Dunlop". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 4 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "World Artists Profile Wesley Dunlop". World Artists. Retrieved 5 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "SA Rugby Match Centre – Regent Boland Kavaliers 20-25 Eastern Province Kings". South African Rugby Union. 29 June 2012. Retrieved 3 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Southern Kings name reduced 35 man Super Rugby squad". Rugby15. Rugby15. 12 February 2013. Retrieved 12 February 2013.