Powerful centre Walter Venter began his career with the Lions and experienced Vodacom Cup, Currie Cup and Super Rugby with the Union before, in 2010, moving to the Leopards.
A member of the 2005 SA Under-21 squad, Venter remains a highly rated player in South Africa. In 2009, while still at the Lions, he played against the British and Irish Lions and impressed with his solid performance in the midfield.
After four successful years at the Lions, Venter had a short stint at the Leopards before making the move to Griquas in 2012.
Date of Birth: 07/08/84
Currently contracted to: Griquas
Rugby Career2013: Griquas (Vodacom Cup)
2012: Griquas (Currie Cup), Griquas (Vodacom Cup)
2011: Leopards (Currie Cup), Leopards (Vodacom Cup)
2010: Leopards (Currie Cup Premier Division), Lions (Super 14)
2009: Lions (Currie Cup Premier Division), Golden Lions (British & Irish Lions Tour), Lions (Super 14), UJ (Varsity Cup), Golden Lions (Vodacom Cup)
2008: Lions (Currie Cup Premier Division), Golden Lions (Vodacom Cup), Lions (Super 14)
2007: Golden Lions (Currie Cup), Valke (Vodacom Cup)
2006: PUK Rugby Institute (Fidentia National Club Championships), Leopards (Vodacom Cup), Leopards (Currie Cup First Division)
2005: SA Under-21, Golden Lions (Under-21), Golden Lions (Vodacom Cup)
2004: Golden Lions (Under-20)
2003: Lions (Under-20)