Scrum Half Darryl Veenendaal Joins Ampthill From Nottingham
Head Coach Paul Turner is delighted to confirm that Nottingham’s Darryl Veenendaal has joined the Championship squad for 2019-20 as Player/Coach.
Scrum Half Darryl, 29, 1.73m, 80kg, was a member of Northampton Saints academy before signing for Bedford where he made 140+ Championship appearances. He joined Nottingham in 2015 where he has since made 90+ appearances.
Born in South Africa he brings wealth of Championship experience on the pitch and will also be part of the backs coaching team having developed those skills with Nottingham University.
Darryl comments “I am looking forward to returning to Bedfordshire to add my contribution to the Ampthill story. The chance to continue playing in Championship while developing my coaching career working with Paul Turner was an opportunity I couldn’t turn down.”
Head Coach Paul Turner comments “Having tried to sign Darryl two years ago the incentive of remaining in the Championship proved decisive this time. James Pritchard’s departure at the end of last season left a hole in our coaching team which Darryl fills while also adding to our match day options in a key position.”