Jaco Grobler

Date of Birth
11 June 1992
Birth Place
Port Elizabeth
83 kg

Major Teams

Youth career: 2008–10 Eastern Province Kings, 2011–13 Leopards, Amateur team(s): 2013 NWU-Pukke, Senior career: 2012–13 Leopards, 2014– Eastern Province Kings


Jaco Grobler currently plays for the Eastern Province Kings. His regular position is scrum-half.

Jaco played for Eastern Province at youth level, representing them at the Under–16 Grant Khomo Week in 2008 and at the Under-18 Craven Week in 2010.

He played for the Leopards U19 team in the 2011 Under-19 Currie Cup competition, starting in all twelve of their matches. In 2012, he was included in the senior squad for the 2012 Currie Cup First Division competition. He made his Currie Cup debut for the Leopards on 30 June 2012 in their opening match of the season against the Pumas, and eventually made fourteen appearances in the competition, scoring two tries.

He made two starts in the 2013 Vodacom Cup competition and also represented local university side the NWU-Pukke in the 2013 Varsity Cup competition, making five appearances and scoring two tries.

After making four appearances in the 2013 Currie Cup First Division season, he then joined the Leopards U21 side for their 2013 Under-21 Currie Cup campaign.

Jaco returned to Port Elizabeth to rejoin the Eastern Province Kings for 2014.

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