Coaching Team & Support Staff

David Wells

Premier Grade Head Coach
Nickname: Wellsy
Age in 2018: 52 | Brother Since: 2004

BIO: Coached at the Brothers since 2005. Assistant coach with the first XV since 2014, appointed Head Coach in 2017. Coached North Regional Rep teams, Junior Gold Cup WA State U15 & U17's, State Schoolboys, Western Force Junior Elite Academy & Emerging Force. 2017 Head Coach of the WA State 16's Team.

Credentials: ARU L4 High Performance Coach, IRB L4, L2 Referee, L2 Assistant referee, L1 Strength & Conditioning.

Alan Pike

Premier Grade Coach
Nickname: Pikey
Age in 2018: 42 | Brother Since: 2015

BIO: Pikey joined the club in 2015 as Colts head coach where they claimed the minor premiership after an undefeated home and away series. 2016 he again lead the colts and 2017 he was promoted to the clubs premier grade team. Prior to Brothers: Bay of Plenty U16 Rep, Bay of Plenty Development Manager, Resource Coach Waikato RU, Waikato U18 Reps, NZ Harlequins U17 Rep

Credentials: ARU L3, NZRU L3

Graham Jones

Premier Grade Manager
Recruitment Manager
Nickname: Jonesy or GT
Age in 2018: 52 | Brother Since: 2004

BIO: Jonesy returns as Premier Grade Manager after a successful 2016 & 2017 seasons. Jonesy was the Perth Spirit team manager that won the national Rugby Championship in 2016.

Credentials: Premier Grade Manager, Junior Gold Cup WA teams manager 3 yrs, Perth Spirit Manager

Katy Flyger

Premier Grade Head Physio
Club Head Physio
Nickname: Katy
Age in 2018: 36 | Brother Since: 2009

BIO: Katy has been looking after the clubs first XV teams for 8 years and has contributed to the clubs success over many seasons.

Credentials: Physiotherapist at Brighton Beach Physiotherpy. Has worked with high level rugby clubs in NZ prior to joining the Brothers.

Dan Jones

Premier Grade Analyst
Nickname: Bones
Age in 2018: 18 | Brother Since: 2005

BIO: Having played for the Brothers in our juniors, Dan is now focused on new challenges as our Premier Grade team analyst. He has spent time alongside Western Force, Melbourne Rebels and Fijian national team Analysts. Dan is studying Exersize & Sports Science at ECU.

Credentials: To Follow

Adam Munro

Reserve Grade Head Coach
Nickname: Munoz
Age in 2018: 33 | Brother Since: 2015

BIO: Adam first joined the Brothers as Reserve Grade coach before moving into the Colts coaching role where he worked alongside Pikey. This year Adam returns to the Reserve Grade role and will look to build on last years impressive results which saw our boys finish 1 spot out of the top 4 in 5th position.

Credentials: To Follow

Antonio Gerber

Reserve Grade Assistant Coach
Nickname: To Follow
Age in 2018: TF | Brother Since: TF

BIO: Antonio joins the seniors coaching ranks after many years coaching the Brothers juniors. He ran the Brothers Future Prems Program in 2017 and is excited about the 2018 season with our seniors.

Credentials: Level 2 coach

Richard Clark

Colts Head Coach
Nickname: Clarky
Age in 2018: 50 | Brother Since: 2017

BIO: Clarky lead the colts to a grand final appearance in 2017, He is an experienced coach and is looking to go one better in 2018.

Credentials: To Follow

Jade Ngatai

Colts Coach
Nickname: Jade
Age in 2018: 27 | Brother Since: TF

BIO: Jade has successfully transitioned from player to coach after taking charge of our U18’s team in 2017. Jade will join Clarky in the Colts this season as he continues to develop our future senior players.

Credentials: To Follow

Phil Bedworth

Development Coach
Nickname: Bedsy
Age in 2018: TF | Brother Since: TF

BIO: To Follow

Credentials: To Follow

Samantha Wyndham

Physio Student
Nickname: To Follow
Age in 2018: 22 | Brother Since: TF

BIO: To Follow

Credentials: To Follow

Hannah Boyle

Physio Student
Nickname: To Follow
Age in 2018: TF | Brother Since: TF

BIO: To Follow

Credentials: To Follow


Playing Group

Johann Louw

Scrum Half
Premier Grade Captain
Nickname: Jowy | Highlights
Height: 183 cms | Weight: 98 kgs
Age in 2018: 27 | Brother Since: 2014

BIO: Jowy took out the Premier Grade comps leading point scorers award in 2017 after being the runners up in 2016. His strong season saw him rewarded with Western Force 10's selection and WA Open Mens 7's team.

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Sheldon Tarawa

Flyhalf / Centre
Premier Grade Vice Captain
Nickname: Shelds | Highlights
Height: 183 cms | Weight: 95 kgs
Age in 2018: 25 | Brother Since: 2017

BIO: Sheldon enters his 2nd year at the Brothers and after a strong 2017 that saw him rewarded with Perth Spirit and Western Force 10's selection he is keen for a big 2018.

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Manasseh Gudgeon

Back Row
Leadership Group
Nickname: Nass
Height: 186 cms | Weight: 101 kgs
Age in 2018: 26 | Brother Since: 2017

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Koel Malloch

Back Row
Leadership Group
Nickname: Koel Train
Height: cms | Weight: kgs
Age in 2018: 25 | Brother Since: 2016

BIO: ???

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Ulrich Engels

Lock
New to Brothers 2018
Leadership Group
Nickname: Ully Bully
Height: 197cms | Weight: 118kgs
Age in 2018: 23 | Brother Since: 2018

BIO: To Follow

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Torongare Reedy

Front Row
Brothers Junior
Nickname: Toro
Height: 178cms | Weight: 130kgs
Age in 2018: 21 | Brother Since: 2014

BIO: Toro has represented the State U17's, Schoolboys, State U20's and Perth Spirit. He made his Premier Grade debut as an 18 year old and has established himself with our Premier Grade side

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Victor Harris

Front Row
Brothers Junior
Nickname: Baby Face Assassin
Height: 183cms | Weight: 115kgs
Age in 2018: 19 | Brother Since: 2013

BIO: To Follow

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Lorenzo Mario

Front Row
Brothers Junior
Nickname: Tafs | Highlights
Height: 179cms | Weight: 115kgs
Age in 2018: 21 | Brother Since: 2005

BIO: Tafs has represented WA from U15 to Schoolboys and U20's. 2016 & 2017 he represented the Fijian National 20's side. He made his debut for Prems as an 18 year old.

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Kurtz Tia

Front Row
Nickname: Kurtz
Height: 180cms | Weight: 123kgs
Age in 2018: 29 | Brother Since: 2017

BIO: Play for Counties Manukau U20s (2009). Joined the Brothers in 2017 and it’s awesome to be in a club with a great culture wouldn’t wanna play anywhere else.

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Timo Bristow

Front Row
New to Brothers 2018
Nickname: Timo
Height: 186cms | Weight: 110kgs
Age in 2018: 23 | Brother Since: 2018

BIO: Timo joins us from NZ. He was in the Hurricanes U19s (2015) & Manawatu Turbos (2016) Development squads and is looking forward to running out with the Brothers in 2018.

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Conrad Bezuidenhout

Front Row
Brothers Junior
Nickname: The Russian
Height: 174cms | Weight: 98kgs
Age in 2018: 21 | Brother Since: 2011

BIO: Came through our colts program and was a consistant performer for our Premier Grade in 2017

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Wade Botha

Front Row
Brothers Junior
Nickname: Wadey
Height: 180cms | Weight: 110kgs
Age in 2018: 21 | Brother Since: 2004

BIO: TF

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Brad Campbell

Lock
New to Brothers 2018
Nickname: Brad
Height: 196cms | Weight: 125kgs
Age in 2018: 24 | Brother Since: 2018

BIO: Was a member of the 2013-14 Force academy. 2014 selected for the Force U20s, Perth Spirit 2016 debut.

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Cameron Ross

Lock
New to Brothers 2018
Nickname: Cam
Height: 194cms | Weight: 110kgs
Age in 2018: 24 | Brother Since: 2018

BIO: To Follow

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Matt de Beer

Lock / Front Row
Brothers Junior
Nickname: Matty
Height: 192cms | Weight: 129kgs
Age in 2018: 20 | Brother Since: 2004

BIO: Matt has gained selection in the regionals U14, U15, U16, and the WA State 15's. He earnt some Premier Grade time off the bench in 2017 as is looking to build in 2018.

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Brynard Stander

Back Row
Western Force Player
Nickname: Bull
Height: 190cms | Weight: 106kgs
Age in 2018: 28 | Brother Since: 2017

BIO: Bull is a South African rugby union player who played with the Force. He previously played for the Sharks in the Currie Cup and Vodacom Cup. He ran out for the Brothers in 2017 against UWA and is back again in 2018.

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Tom Howard

Back Row
Brothers Junior
Nickname: Tommy
Height: 190cms | Weight: 95kgs
Age in 2018: 21 | Brother Since: 2008

BIO: Joined the Brothers at U11's. Made the Western Force 20s initial squad 2016 and had an impresive first year in the prems in 2017.

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Liam Gourlie

Back Row
Brothers Junior
Nickname: Liam
Height: 184cms | Weight: 103kgs
Age in 2018: 19 | Brother Since: 2010

BIO: Liam has represented U14,15,16 regionals teams, WA U15 & U17 JGS teams, U18 WA Schoolboys and is currently in the Emerging Force for the U19 State Squad

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Chase Watson

Back Row
Nickname: Chase
Height: 177cms | Weight: 100kgs
Age in 2018: 22 | Brother Since: 2017

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Liam Fletcher

Back Row
Nickname: Fletch
Height: 190cms | Weight: 108kgs
Age in 2018: 19 | Brother Since: 2017

BIO: Part of the Future Force program, Liam joined us from Central Queensland where he played for the Brothers. He made his Prems debut as a 17 year old in 2017 and is looking to build on his debut season.

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Patrick Tuialii

Back Row
New to Brothers in 2018
Nickname: Patrick
Height: cms | Weight: kgs
Age in 2018: 28 | Brother Since: 2018

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Jesse Mackail

Back Row / Midfield
New to Brothers in 2018
Nickname: Jess
Height: 184cms | Weight: 100kgs
Age in 2018: 22 | Brother Since: 2018

BIO: Jesse joins us from NZ. He was in the Hurricanes U19's development squad. He was also a part of the Manawatu 7's Squad and is looking towards a big year in the Brothers jersey.

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Max Fryer

Back Row
Long Term Brother
Nickname: Maxy | Highlights
Height: 183cms | Weight: 100kgs
Age in 2018: 28 | Brother Since: 2014

BIO: Max has been a solid performer for the Brothers over many years. He is a work horse that finishes a game the way he starts it.

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Te Ate Walker

Back Row
New to Brothers 2018
Nickname: To Follow
Height: 183cms | Weight: 102kgs
Age in 2018: 25 | Brother Since: 2018

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Josh Wells

Scrum Half
Brothers Junior
Nickname: Wellsy | Highlights
Height: 172cms | Weight: 82kgs
Age in 2018: 22 | Brother Since: 2004

BIO: Came off the bench against Baysie to score his first premier grade try in round 5 2017. Started for Prems against Cottesloe in round 11 2017.

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Sam Barsby

Fly Half
Nickname: Samich
Height: 180cms | Weight: 90kgs
Age in 2018: 19 | Brother Since: 2017

BIO: Sam joined the Brothers in 2017 after moving down from CQ. He gained selection in the WA Schoolboys & WA Mens 7's teams. He also earn't a few starts for Prems.

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Justin Zietsman

Midfield
Nickname: Big Z
Height: 182cms | Weight: 96kgs
Age in 2018: 23 | Brother Since: 2016

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Jarek Goebel

Midfield / Back 3
Nickname: J-Unit
Height: 178cms | Weight: 98kgs
Age in 2018: 33 | Brother Since: 2016

BIO: Played provincial rugby for Auckland earlier in his career. Contracted to the New Zealand 7's in 2006/07 & Blues in 2007 & featured in the pre-season game against the Reds. Played for Auckland & won the NZ National 7's tittle.

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James Wepener

Midfield
Nickname: The Weapon
Height: 177cms | Weight: 88kgs
Age in 2018: 23 | Brother Since: 2015

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Jesse Rihari

Midfield / Back 3
New to Brothers 2018
Nickname: Jesse | Highlights
Height: 186cms | Weight: 112kgs
Age in 2018: 22 | Brother Since: 2018

BIO: Joins us from NZ where he represented Waikato U19s & Northland.

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Te Orangi Thompson

Midfield / Back 3
Brothers Junior
Nickname: TeO | Highlights
Height: 179cms | Weight: 90kgs
Age in 2018: 22 | Brother Since: 2004

BIO: Member of the 2016 Western Force Super U20s. Earnt multiple Premier Grade starts in 2017 and is looking to establish himself in the top side.

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Kade Pearce

Midfield / Back 3
Brothers Junior
Nickname: Kade
Height: 185cms | Weight: 110kgs
Age in 2018: 20 | Brother Since: ??

BIO: Represented WA at state and regional levels since U14's, made his Premier Grade debut for Brothers in 2017. Had a stint in the Shute Shield Colts comp late in 2017 and is back in the Blue and White and determined to earn a prems starting spot.

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Clay Uyen

Back 3
Western Force Player
Brothers Junior
Nickname: CJ
Height: 181cms | Weight: 92kgs
Age in 2018: 21 | Brother Since: TF

BIO: Returns to the Brothers after a big 2017 making AUS 20's & Perth Spirit. 2014 made WA Schoolboys & WA 7's, JGS WA 17's 2015, WA 20’s 2016 (VC), WA 20’s 2017 (C), WF training squad, WF 10’s 2017, WF contract 2018

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Lui Guivalu

Back 3
Nickname: Fly | Highlights
Height: 176cms | Weight: 84kgs
Age in 2018: 27 | Brother Since: 2014

BIO: Part of the Fiji Schoolboys Under 19 national Rep & toured Samoa in 2009. Played Colts in Auckland, NZ for Grammar Carlton with our very own Premier Grade captain Johann Louw.

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Ngatokorua Joseph

Back 3
Nickname: Side show Bob
Height: cms | Weight: kgs
Age in 2018: 24 | Brother Since: 2017

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Jordan Zietsman

Back 3
Nickname: Baby Z or Fabio
Height: 187cms | Weight: 95kgs
Age in 2018: 21 | Brother Since: 2017

BIO: Baby Ziets started the season in colts and fornd his way into 2nds before tking time off for his studies. He has represnted Zimbabwe U18, Sharks Academy & Sharks u19 before joining the Brothers.

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Dylan Bindczus

Back 3
New to Brothers 2018
Nickname: To Follow
Height: 177cms | Weight: 88kgs
Age in 2018: 23 | Brother Since: 2018

BIO: ???

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Shaun Phillips

Half Back
Brothers Junior / Prems Development Player
Nickname: Shauny
Height: 183cms | Weight: 77kgs
Age in 2018: 19 | Brother Since: 2006

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Tyla Love

Fly Half
Prems Development Player
Nickname: Tyla
Height: 165cms | Weight: 76kgs
Age in 2018: 20 | Brother Since: 2017

BIO: Tyla has represented WA U16's & Mens open 7's team in 2017. He was selected for Aussie 19s Touch team for the trans Tasman comp in 2017. Alliance men's team in 2016 & 2017 and WA men's touch team in 2016

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