Esteves has played for Rugby Clube de Oeiras, AEIS Agronomiaand Grupo Desportivo Direito, in Portugal, winning four titles of National Champion for the “Lawyers” team in 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11 and 2012/13.
Esteves has 34 caps for Portugal, since his first game, a 17-37 loss to Russia, in Lisbon, for the IRB Nations Cup, at 13 June 2006. He wasn’t called for the 2007 Rugby World Cup, but has been a regular player for the “Lobos” since then. He has 3 tries scored, 15 points on aggregate for his national team.