The Delta (rugby union)

Delta is a Dutch professional rugby union team from that competes annually in the Rugby Europe Super Cup Western Conference competition along with The Brussels Devils, Lusitanos XV and The Castilla y Leon Iberians.[1][2][3]

The Delta
Founded2021; 1 year ago (2021)
LocationAmersfoort, Netherlands
Coach(es)Allard Jonkers
League(s)Rugby Europe Super Cup


A 36-man squad was announced in September 2021.[4]

Note: Flags indicate national union as has been defined under WR eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-WR nationality.

Player Position Union
Ross Bennie Coulson Hooker   Netherlands
Juan Ignacio Aramburu Hooker   Argentina
Tim de Vries Hooker   Netherlands
Hugo Langelaan Prop   Netherlands
Kevin Ebing Prop   Netherlands
Yorrick Wouwenaar Prop   Netherlands
Robin Moenen Prop   Netherlands
Lodi Buijs Prop   Netherlands
Delano Jansen van der Sligte Prop   Netherlands
Wytze Molenkamp Prop   Netherlands
Jim Boelrijk Lock   Netherlands
Rijk Gombault Lock   Netherlands
Rikkert Verhofstad Lock   Netherlands
Tom van Loon Lock   Netherlands
Niels Roelfsema Lock   Netherlands
Dirk Danen Back row   Netherlands
Christopher Raymond Back row   Netherlands
Blake Nightingale Back row   Netherlands
Dirk Wierenga Back row   Netherlands
Maxou Zerdoun Back row   Netherlands
Player Position Union
Pieter Schoonraad Scrum-half   Netherlands
Anthony Coebergh Scrum-half   Netherlands
Carlos Roberts Scrum-half   Netherlands
Amir Rademaker Scrum-half   Netherlands
Mees van Oord Fly-half   Netherlands
Mark Coebergh Fly-half   Netherlands
Oliva Sialau Centre   Samoa
Aublix Tawha Centre   Australia
Robbin Schut Centre   Netherlands
Daily Limmen Centre   Netherlands
Castor Magis Centre   Netherlands
Daan van der Avoird Wing   Netherlands
Biagio Lorenzi Stad Wing   Netherlands
Jort Doornenbal Fullback   Netherlands
Te Hauora Campbell Fullback   Netherlands


Current coaching staffEdit

The current coaching staff for the Black Lion team:

Name Nationality Role
Allard Jonkers   NED Head coach
Zane Gardiner   NZL Assistant coach
Matthew Cripps   NED Assistant coach
Emmanuel Peyrezabes   FRA Strength & Conditioning coach
Raoul Roelofsen   NED Physiotherapist

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Rugby Europe Launches The Super Cup". Rugby Europe. Retrieved 21 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Rugby Europe launches Super Cup club competition for emerging nations". France24. 7 July 2021. Retrieved 21 September 2021.
  3. ^ "Wytze Molenkamp heeft geduld; 'Team Delta is weer een stapje hogerop voor me'". De Stad Amersfoort (in Dutch). 14 September 2021. Retrieved 21 September 2021.
  4. ^ "Squads of 36 announced ahead of Super Cup openers". Rugby Europe. Retrieved 21 September 2021.

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