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South African Rugby League announce training squad to face Australian tourists

The SARL has announced a 40-strong training squad as they prepare to face New South Wales Country at the Bosman Stadium in Brakpan, Gauteng on the 18th October.
South African Rugby League announce training squad to face Australian tourists
by rleague.com

The SARL has announced a 40-strong training squad as they prepare to face New South Wales Country at the Bosman Stadium in Brakpan, Gauteng on the 18th October.

Ten clubs are represented as the domestic season gets into full swing, with Tuks Pretoria providing half of the players.

SARL President, Kobus Botha, commented; “We have the utmost faith in the coaching staff and the players and trust they will build on the good showing of the SA students at their recent World Cup. South Africa is becoming a force to be reckoned with in the international community and I am excited about what the future brings.”

The New South Wales tourists will also play a Gauteng Combined Clubs side the 12th October 2013.

South Africa RHINOS SQUAD:

1. Martin Meyer (Middelburg Tigers)
2. Allan Kasselman (Tuks Pretoria)
3. Rudolf Prinsloo (Brakpan Bears)
4. Jean Coetzee (Tuks Pretoria)
5. Charl Steenkamp (Tuks Pretoria)
6. Johan Fritz (Middelburg Tigers)
7. Hans du Plessis (Tuks Pretoria)
8. Waldo Nelson (Middelburg Tigers)
9. Deon Kramer (Tuks Pretoria)
10. Shaun Bouwer (Tuks Pretoria)
11. Christo Louw (Tuks Pretoria)
12. Lee Langenhoven (Ermelo Tomahawks)
13. Jean-PierreNel (Tuks Pretoria)
14. Hein Pretorius (Tuks Pretoria)
15. Jannie vd Merwe (Middelburg Tigers)
16. Tjaardt vd Walt (Middelburg Tigers)
17. Dries van der Merwe (Elsburg Fish Eagles)
18. Gerhard de Wet (Tuks Pretoria)
19. Nardus Raubenheimer (Tuks Pretoria)
20. Hannes Engelbrecht (Ermelo Tomahawks)
21. Nicolaas Mallisan (Limpopo Leopards)
22. Steynberg van Zyl (Tuks Pretoria)
23. Dolf van Vuuren (Tuks Pretoria)
24. Adriaan Laidlaw (Tuks Pretoria)
25. Paul van Jaarsveld (Tuks Pretoria)
26. Gideon Fick (Heidelberg Dragons)
27. Manie Loots (Tuks Pretoria)
28. Ian van Deventer (Tuks Pretoria)
29. Elardus Erasmus (Middelburg Tigers)
30. Jonathan Soares (Tuks Pretoria)
31. Stevie Meyer (Bloemfontein Roosters)
32. Marcelle Slabbert (Tuks Pretoria)
33. Siviwe Mpondo, (Tuks Pretoria)
34. Marco Marais (Cape Town Buccaneers)
35. Ryan Espin (Cape Town Buccaneers)
37. Corne Hattingh (Cape Town Buccaneers)
38. Brendan Moodie (Cape Town Buccaneers)
39. Keenan Frans (White Sharks)
40. Warren Louw (White Sharks)

Coach: Gerry Gendal
Assistant Coaches: Drikkies Mulder & Gamiet Waggie
Trainer: Ryno Steenberg
Physio: Trudy Vorster
Team Manager: John Oosthuysen

For more information, visit www.sarugbyleague.co.za or www.facebook.com/pages/Rhinos

PHIL CAPLAN
RLEF MEDIA OFFICER


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LeroyTheTiger

LeroyTheTiger

A 40 man squad, must be a pretty good domestic comp, pity it doesn't get any coverage, are their any 'Heritage' players to be included in the squad this time around?. 


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