Stefan Liebenberg & Lawrence Rayner Sign For 2017/18
DoR Mark Lavery is delighted to confirm that Cambridge Captain Stefan Liebenberg & Nottingham's Lawrence Rayner have joined the National 1 squad for 2017-18.
Scrum Half Stefan, 33, joins from Cambridge, with 240+ games in the Championship (Bedford Blues) and National 1 (Cambridge & Old Albanian) as well as multiple appearances for Hertfordshire and England Counties, Stefan brings a wealth of experience and game management to Ampthill. An archetypal half back his leadership qualities will aid on field decision making.
“Paul Turner was head coach at Hertfordshire when we went to Twickenham, I am looking forward to working with him again.”
Fly-half Lawrence, 25, joins from Nottingham, with 80+ appearances in the Championship (Nottingham & Plymouth Albion) and 50+ for Old Albanian in National 1 he is another who brings to Ampthill the skill set and experience of playing at a higher level. Lawrence, who has a BSc (Hons) in Sports and Exercise Science and is studying for an MSc, has scored more than 500pts in his National league career.
“I am excited to be joining Ampthill, a club with ambition and a clear direction and I am looking forward to working with Paul Turner and the coaching team."
Head Coach Paul Turner comments “I am delighted to welcome Stefan & Lawrence to Ampthill, Stefan brings a needed combative edge and leadership qualitites while Lawrence offers innovative game management. Both bring vast experience and proven ability to our game.”