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Morné Steyn is a retired Springbok fly-half who is renowned for his exceptional goal kicking abilities, he earned a reputation for being one of the most accurate goal-kickers in Springbok history having one of the most lethal boots in Rugby.

In 2003, at the age of 19 this extraordinary talented player started his career playing for the Bulls in the Currie Cup. Here he would play for both the provincial side in the Currie Cup and in the Super Rugby championship. His Super Rugby debut came in 2005 and he made an immediate impact on the side, earning a nomination for its ‘Young Player of the Year’ in his first season. He remained with the Bulls until 2013.

He then  joined up with Stade Français where he played in the Top 14. His point scoring success continued with the French club and helped them to a Top 14 title in 2015 and a European Rugby Challenge Cup win in 2017. After over 130 appearances, Morné left Stade Français in 2020 and re-joined the Bulls.

Some of his top achievements are: winning an Under-21 World Cup, three Currie Cups titles, three Super Rugby titles, one Super Rugby unlocked, one Tri-Nations, one French Top 14 title and is still the only ever player in history to win two British and Irish Lions series. He scored 31 points against the All Blacks in 2009 when the Springboks beat New Zealand 31-19, as well as the highest points scorer at the 2011 Rugby World Cup, amassing 62 points.

In August 2021, having not played for South Africa since 2016, he was selected for the third test against the British & Irish Lions, he kicked two late penalties to help South Africa win the game and the series. It was the second time that he had slotted a match-winning penalty against the Lions, having done so in 2009. This took his tally to 68 caps and 742 points scored for the Springboks.

The Springbok great, announced his retirement from international test rugby in October 2021. He exited his career as the Springboks’ second highest points scorer behind Percy Montgomery. At the time of his retirement from test rugby, he was in 19th place in overall test scorer ranks in international rugby and 16th out of the Tier 1 points scorers.

Morne is married to Christelle and is the proud father of 3 boys. His passion for the sport continues and he has taken up the role as the Lions kicking coach.