Diggers Rugby Football Club  

 

Diggers Senior Rugby

The Club boasts 6 Senior Teams being 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Under 21’s, Under 19's and the Golden Oldies.

We presently have approximately 70 to 80 players on a regular basis at practice, but we would like more committed & interested players to join and get involved in what we anticipate to be an excellent & successful season. Practices at present are on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 18:45.

Our Coaching Team

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson

Position Head Coach

Coaching Achievements Director of Rugby at the Midlands Rugby Academy 2011 and 2012, Coach Midlands Marauders u/21 and Midlands u/20 teams, IRB level 1 and 2 coaching certificate, Boksmart presenter and educator, IRB Coaching level 1 and 2 coach and presenter, Psychology Honours in Psychology for Applied Contexts, Diploma in Sports management, Qualified personal trainer

Playing Achievements 69 Provincial Caps, 18 months playing in Australia for the Gold Coast Breakers, 5 Years with the Pumas and 1 Year at the Valke

PR Strauss

PR Strauss

Position 2nd Team Coach

About PR has a long History at Diggers where he played for many years before been forced to retire due to injury

Achievements IRB Level 1 and Level 2, Diggers Coach of the Year 2016, Team of the Year 2016, 2nd Team League Winners 2016, NWU - Villagers 3rd team league Winners 2011, Primary Schools B+ Referee, Primary Schools League Winners 2014/2015

Dewet Schlebusch

Dewet Schlebusch

Position U/19 and U/21 Coach

Coaching Achievements IRB Level 1 and 2, Hoerskool Florida U/16 and 1st Team, Laerskool Florida 1st team (2 Time Super 16 Winners), Hoerskool Linden U/14 and U/15 (lions Finals), 2015 Provincial Coke Cup Team Manager, Hoerskool Randburg U/16 (lions Final), Rugby Development in Russia, Khosa 1st Team

Playing Achievements Craven Week Player, U/16 Golden Lions, U/17 SA Development Side, U/21 South African Squad, U/21 Golden Lions, 1st Team Representation (PUK, UJ, Roodepoort, Randfontetin, Kamo Magpies New Zealand)