Getting To Know Our: 1st team coach

Phil Cronje Profile
Name: Phillip Cronje
Nickname: Phil, Coach or Dr Phil
When did you join Hammies? 2020
Which teams did you coach:
UniMil, SKW in South Africa, Melbourne Unicorns in Australia, College Riffels in New Zealand and Ravens in Canada
Rugby honours and achievements:
WP Disa coach
Won league with UniMil
SKW qualified for the national club champs
Ravens won the City Championship for the first time in 14 years
Coaching Canada u20
Defense and breakdown coach for the Auckland NZ women teams
Favourite Hammies moment: Never losing a game in 2020 🤣
Favourite Hammies legend and why: Dave Kagan and Mike Reynolds because they are as old as Hammies is 🤣
Most memorable rugby moment: To coach WP and play our first game on Newlands
What movie character describes you best, and why? Bruce Willis in Die Hard – neither of us have hair 🤣
Something you don’t know about me: I am the best cook (ask my wife) and I don’t miss an episode of Binnelanders
Likes: Braai and Golf
Dislikes: Bad ref decisions
Funniest moment on the field: A player intercepted try and he scored it behind the 5 meter line, lol can you believe it 🤣
Favourite rugby player of all time: Pieter-Steph du Toit
Goals for 2021: To have rugby and to be one of the top 3 teams in the leaque