South African Dream Team

Rugby India gears up for the upcoming Asia Rugby Internationals. 

The Indian Men's team are set to participate in the Asia Rugby Championship- Division 3 tournament which is scheduled to be held at end of June in Indonesia. India are grouped with Indonesia and China and will fight for a spot at promotion. 


The Indian Women's team are fired after making their international XVs debut last year as they take on Phillippines, China and hosts Singapore in the 2nd Asia Rugby Womens Division 1 competition which will also scheduled to be held in June. 


In the build up for both tournaments, Rugby India have flown in a team of coaches from South Africa to train and prepare both our national teams. 


Meet the Dream Team of Coaches! 


Jannie Brooks – Strength & Conditioning 

Former Currie Cup Rugby winner with the Blue Bulls. Jannie has 24 years of practical experience in rugby conditioning.


Hendrick 'Naas' Botha - Head Coach 

Former Captain of the Springboks , World Rugby Hall of Famer, 4 time World Rugby player of the year 


Ludwiche Van Deventer  – Backs Coach 

SA All Stars 7s Rugby  Head Coach. Ludwiche also coached our Womens Sevens Team and our U18 Girls last year! 


Christiaan Buitendach – Forwards Coach 

Former Currie Cup winner , Former consultant to the Springboks and member of the South Africa Rugby Union Coaching Committee.