Pretenders Rugby
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    We love Rugby
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    Tackle / Tag / Touch
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    Brotherhood

Pretenders Rugby

We mostly consist of a group of school friends that enjoy our rugby, add a few family members and some new blood to the mix and you get a tightly knit group that will go to war for each other.

We regularly get together around a braai and discuss the pro's and cons of the various rugby franchises we support, which naturally does not go without a bit of banter. 90% of the Pretenders team have been playing rugby together since grade 8, all through school and club level. We're now just a bunch of guys in our early 30's hanging on to our youth through a game that we all love, and off course the off change that Jake White or Johan Ackermann gives us a call...

Along the way some family members and drinking buddies have joined the cause of blood, sweat and beers. We enjoy many disciplines of the game, including 15's, tens, 7's, TAG and Touch Rugby. As long as we can throw a odd shaped ball around and enjoy a few cold beers with good people.

We also boast a Netball Team that's filled with ladies that can handle balls with great skill and enthusiasm. 2016 will see us compete in our 3rd Cape Town Tens tournament, Rugby's biggest party.

We would also like to take this oppertunity to thank our sponsors, who without our dream of playing ball would not be possible and let's face it, none of us are going to get a Super Rugby contract anytime soon. A big thanks goes to Galvatech, ABSO Steel and Organised Pixels.

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Games Played

923

Tries Scored

1015

Friends Made

16852

Beers Drinked

Rugby Codes

Tackle

This is by far the format of rugby we enjoy the most, nothing says brotherhood like bleeding for a team mate and having a chuckle over an ice cold beer afterwards. We annualy compete in the Cape Town Tens, Old Boys and 7s tournaments.

Takealot Cape Town Tens

TAG

TAG is a new format we discovered 2 seasons ago, it's definetely one of our favourites as it requires quite a bit of skill and forward thinking. This is a great way to keep fit in the off-season.

TAG Rugby

Touch

Not as demanding as TAG rugby, but still a fun way too kill some time and get together with the mates during the off-season. We regularly compete at In2Touch events around the Cape Town area.

In2Touch

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MEET THE TEAM

You can't have a team without superstars.

Klou
JP Prinsloo

Klou

Fafa
Francois Vermeulen

Fafa

Nallies
Arnoldus Laubscher

Nallies

Tone
Antonius Verhoeven

Tone

Noddy
Eric Nothnagel

Noddy

Lippies
Willem Mouton

Lippies

Spike
Carlo Prinsloo

Spike

Mayweather
JP Muller

Mayweather

Kabbel
Ruan Couvelis

Kabbel

Windhond
Tiaan Botes

Windhond

Ulla
Ulrich Visser

Ulla

Vissie
Liaan Visser

Vissie

Porra
Jose Teixeira

Porra

Wille Willie
Willie van der Merwe

Wille Willie

Deevie
Christo van Deventer

Deevie

Gotti
Godfrieds van Deventer

Gotti

Fish
Quintin Visser

Fish

Cappy
Morne Visser

Cappy

Ruggy
Rudi Mans

Ruggy

Reggie
Regardt Verhoeven

Reggie

Pappa Beer
Clive Bredenkamp

Pappa Beer

Storte
Andre Brand

Storte

Let's get Social

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THE NETBALL GIRLZ

The Pretenders Netball team consists of mostly indoor/action players with a few club/college players in the mix, they've walked away with the best kit twice at the the Cape Town Tens, can they make it 3 in a row?

Liezel Teixeira
Liezel Teixeira
Marisca Verhoeven
Marisca Verhoeven
Hailey Metcalfe
Hailey Metcalfe
Lyndall
Lyndall
Sade Kapp
Sade Kapp
Leandra Verhoeven
Leandra Verhoeven
Olivia Langley
Olivia Langley
Luzanne Boehmke
Luzanne Boehmke

INSTAGRAM FEED #PretendersRugby

OUR AMAZING SPONSORS

Organised Pixels
Galvatech
Abso Steel
Kweekgeluk
Fafa's Plumbing

Latest news

What's happening in the world of the Pretenders®

December 12, 2015 By : Porra

The Pretenders® supports the Blitzbokke® at the Cape Town leg of the HSBC World Cup Sevens Series. Where the Bokke had an amazing tournament and lifting the Cup.

November 9, 2015 By : Porra

We would like to thank Galvatech for their support in making our 2016 Cape Town Tens a reality, they graciously agreed to be our headline sponsor for 2016 and without their support we would not have been able to attend the prestigious rugby tournament.

September 7, 2015 By : Porra

The tight five has been injected with pace and strength as Regardt "Reggie" Verhoeven joins the 2nd row. He's a natural jumper like his idol Victor Matfield.