Well-known rugby player announced as Director of Rugby at Queens

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Pictured (left): Mouritz Botha with (right) Chairman Mick Norman.

The Bedford Queens RFC have announced that the former England international and Saracens premiership winning Mouritz Botha has been appointed as their Director of Rugby.  

‘Mo’ started his career at Bedford Athletic coming over from his native South Africa.

He is now returning to Putnoe Woods, but now with Bedford Queens RFC who field two teams in Midlands East (South) 3 league.

‘Mo’ has had quite an incredible career rising up through the ranks to play at Bedford Blues, Saracens, England, Newcastle and Sharks in Super Rugby.

As a coach he recently left Ampthill as their forwards’ coach and has previously coached the German national team. 

He is also currently an ambassador for the Bedford Blues Foundation, the charity organisation associated with Bedford Blues.

Besides rugby ‘Mo’ also plays cricket for Sharnbrook & Bromham.  

He is due to take up the coaching position at Queens on Wednesday, May 5.