Braam van Straaten

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Chat with Bok Kicking Legend – Braam Van Straaten

2016-10-21T09:40:46+00:00By |

Former Springbok player and internationally renowned kicking coach, Braam van Straaten, has become a permanent fixture on the Investec International Rugby Academy coaching squad and we just love having his valuable expertise on hand. We sat down with Braam to discuss his career as a coach, his passion as a key member of the academy and grabbed a few key


Joost van der Westhuizen & Ian Mac Donald Visit St Stithies

2016-03-13T20:58:15+00:00By |

The Investec International Rugby Academy hosted an Advanced Players and Coaches course at St Stithians College in Bryanston last week. The exclusive few who applied for the prestigious course spent a week with some of the world’s best rugby coaches and experts in their field. Twenty seven players aged 16 – 18 years old and fourteen coaches who attended enjoyed


Up-close and Personal with Sergio Torrens

2016-10-21T09:40:47+00:00By |

Sergio Torrens Age: 22 years Height: 181 cm Weight: 85 Kg Position: Center, wing Q - Tell us a bit more about your experience with the Sharks 7’s Team My Inclusion in the Sharks 7’s side has been one of my short term goals for 2012. I have been working really hard the last couple of months returning from a


The Investec International Rugby Academy paves the way

2016-10-21T09:40:48+00:00By |

The selection and participation of five rugby players currently competing in the IRB Junior World Championships in Cape Town pays testiment to the successes of the Investec International Rugby Academy (IIRA). South Africans Braam Steyn, Tony Jantjies and Patrick Howard along with international players Tommie Allan (Scotland) and Oliver Hoskins (Australia) attended the 2011 IIRA elite courses. It was here

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