12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
Born in Paraparaumu, New Zealand, Steinmetz, the 26 year old centre has been capped once at international level, making his test debut for the All Blacks against Wales in 2002.
Having made his Super 12 debut for the Wellington Hurricanes, Steinmetz has spent the past two seasons with the Otago Highlanders.
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