Bermuda's Mikle Dill Heading to South Africa
Mikle Dill led an impressive Bermuda Collegians side to a third place finish in the URugby supported 2016 Ariel Re Bermuda 7s. After his outstanding performance, Dill has recently been selected to attend Stellenbosch Rugby Academy to learn and train under the tutelage of some of the best coaches in the world.
"Mike is attending the Stellenbosch Rugby Academy for six month period as part of their high performance program. This is a incredible opportunity for him being able to train daily with up and coming professional players from South Africa as well as receive coaching from elite level," commented Bermuda RFU Chairman Gareth Nokes.
About Stellenbosch Rugby Academy
The Stellenbosch Rugby Academy is a private institution who officially opened its doors in 2005 with one full-time staff member, 4 part-time staff and 23 students. Currently, there are approximately 80 full-time students and staff members.
Stellenbosch Rugby Academy follows the South African Rugby Union's High Performance requirements and guidelines for national rugby academies including quality programs, as well as a focus on life after rugby. Rugby is a simple game - it has won the hearts of men. Therefore SRA is not only a Rugby Academy - it is a world class rugby experience.
The Stellenbosch Rugby Academy inspires people and changes their lives through rugby education and training.
Their holistic approach not only focuses on rugby, but rather on using rugby as a vehicle to help developed balanced, well-rounded young men who reach their full potential in life. The focus is not only on rugby, but rather on using rugby as a vehicle to help develop balanced, well-rounded young men who reach their full potential in life.