Johan Meyer rugby player
Johan Meyer rugby player

Johan Meyer

26th Feb 1993 1.93m/104kg No. 8

Meyer was born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa but moved to Durban where he joined the Sharks Academy.

He was a member of the Sharks U19 squad that played in the 2012 Under-19 Provincial Championship and the Sharks U21 squads in 2013 and 2014.

He made his debut during the 2013 Vodacom Cup competition, making his first of 5 appearances off the bench.

Meyer was then named in the Sharks squad for the 2014 Currie Cup Premier Division competition before joining Italian side Zebre for the 2015-16 season.

Meyer has made over 30 appearances for the Parma-based franchise at the start of the 2017-18 Guinness Pro14 season.

In 2018 he earned a call up and made his debut for Italy but missed out on the 2019 RWC Squad. He was later recalled for the 2020 Six Nations.He currently has 2 caps for Italy.






Career

image Zebre Rugby
No. 8
2015 - present
italy Italy
Blindside Flanker
2018 - present
Natal Natal Sharks
No. 8
2014 - 2015