- Date of Birth25 Jan 1996
- Height2.01m (6' 7)
- Weight111kg (17st 7lbs)
Eli Snyman joins Leicester Tigers ahead of the 2021/22 season from Italian club Benetton Rugby.
Born in Zimbabwe, the second-rower represented his homeland at age-grade levels before joining the Blue Bulls youth programme in South Africa.
Like fellow new Tigers signing Marco Van Staden, Snyman attended the University of Pretoria and represented UP Tuks in South Africa’s Varsity Cup competition.
In 2016, Snyman was selected to represent the Springboks Under-20s and made his Currie Cup debut for the Bulls in the same season.
Snyman made his Super Rugby debut during the 2019 season for The Bulls before signing with Treviso ahead of the 2019/20 European season.