Getting to know our President: Dave Kagan

NAME:
David Kagan
NICKNAME:
Anythink except “oom” or “sir” or “Mr”
WHEN DID YOU JOIN HAMMIES?
1975
WHICH CLUBS AND TEAMS DID YOU PLAY FOR?
Belville RFC – 1st XV
Hamiltons – 1st XV
Beys Baa Baas
FAVOURITE POSITION PLAYED?
Scrumhalf
RUGBY HONOURS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:
Club Chairman 1988 – 1990
Club President 2004 to present
Honorary Vice President False Bay RFC
WPRFU Club Delegate
WPRFU Executive Member
WPRFU Chairman Disciplinary and Legal Committee
WPRFU President’s Trust – Trustee
WP Rugby (PTY) LTD – Director
WP Rugby Academy – Executive Committee
FAVOURITE HAMMIES MOMENT:
Being crowned WP Super League “A” and SA National Champions in 2009
FAVOURITE HAMMIES LEGEND AND WHY:
Paddy Greenacre – He played in 54 consecutive Hams vs Villager Derbies
MOST MEMORABLE RUGBY MOMENT:
Our one player was regularly red-carded by the same referee. Prior to a match, after serving one of many suspensions, he approached the referee in the tunnel at Newlands and enquired whether it was worth his while getting togged!
WHAT MOVIE CHARACTER DESCRIBES YOU BEST, AND WHY?
Mighty Mouse – Klein maar getrein
SOMETHING YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT ME:
I toured and played for Villager F.C. in Europe as a guest player
LIKES:
Winning
DISLIKES:
Losing
FUNNIEST MOMENT ON THE FIELD:
Opposition hooker punched and late-tackled our player who then chased him. Hooker ran off the field and out of our main gate with our player in hot pursuit. Last seen in Fitz Sonnenberg Road approaching the Sea Point beach front. The match continued without them
FAVOURITE RUGBY PLAYER OF ALL TIME:
John Gainsford
GOALS FOR 2021:
To continue the form shown by our teams prior to lockdown and to lift as many trophies as possible.