MURFC Club Captains for the 2019 season

Men’s Club Captain: Daniel Sanchez

Daniel has been at MURFC since 2012, debuting in Colts and advancing to to play 1st and 2nd Grade rugby. Daniel’s family have a long history with the club, with his father, Tom, having played in the 80s/90s. You’ll also find his mother Angela running around the sidelines at most games. He has achieved Best On Ground in a Colts Grand Final, captained 2nd Grade, and has now stepped into the Club Captain role. He is proud to serve alongside Annie Buntine in a historical year where MURFC, the oldest Victorian rugby club, has appointed both a male and female Club Captain.

Women’s Club Captain: Annie Buntine

Starting her journey with MURFC in 2018 with the inaugural MelbUni Aon 7s side, Annie has very quickly grown to love the game. Co-captaining the developing 7s side fed her desire to continue to learn within MURFC, and with the great bunch of girls which women’s rugby in Victoria attracts. Annie has high hopes for women’s rugby at Melbourne University, and wishes to carry on advocating for the club and the sport, whilst chasing her own rugby union dreams.

 

The role of our Club Captains is not merely symbolic, and they are perhaps the most important leadership positions within our club. The Club Captains also take on roles on the Committee and, most importantly, model the club’s values of:

  • Teamwork
  • Courage
  • Achievement
  • Diligence
  • Inclusiveness
  • Honesty
  • Respect

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