NEWS-header
generic hexagon

Arthur to hunt more Saffas for Force


  • 13 Feb 2014
Mickey Arthur has his eye on young South African talent Mickey Arthur has his eye on young South African talent

Ex-Proteas and Australia cricket coach Mickey Arthur will help reel in new talent for the Force, particularly South Africans.

Arthur's recruitment role requires him to attract overseas talent to the Perth-based Super Rugby side to fill the void left by local youngsters who overwhelmingly choose Aussie rules over rugby.

The Force already have two South Africans – Dave Wessels and Kevin Foote – on the coaching staff as well as eight South African players, including Marcel Brache, Sias Ebersohn, Chris Heiberg, Wilhelm Steenkamp and Brynard Stander. Dillyn Leyds, Dylan Sage and Francois van Wyk are in the Force’s expanded training group.

The Force will feature all eight South African recruits in their two Super Rugby warm-up games against the Pampas XV and Samoa A in Perth on Friday.

Read the full Arthur story

Photo: Rui Viera/PA Wire

0 Comments
latest-articles
The Crusaders scrum has been criticised

‘Crusaders scrumming at an angle’

JOHN MITCHELL, on the Vodacom Rugby Portal, explains how the Crusaders scrum is milking penalties and what the Bulls should do about it at Loftus on Saturday.

Pat Lambie takes on the Chiefs defence

What we’ve learned

Five lessons from the sixth round of Vodacom Super Rugby, according to SIMON BORCHARDT.

The Crusaders celebrate a try in 2013

Crusaders to beat Bulls comfortably

THE MONEY MAN will be putting R500 on the Crusaders to cover the handicap of the match at Loftus Versfeld.

You may also like
0 Comments
Get our daily email update. Subscribe to the SA Rugby magazine newsletter: