On the back of another succesful year, Sydney University Football Club have appointed Michael Hodge as the Director of Rugby.
Michael is a product of rugby nursery Marist College in Canberra and captained the First XV in 2007 before joining Sydney University. After a successful colts season in 2008, he played 70 1st Grade games and played in the Shute Shield premership side in 2012.
Michael represented Australia 7s in 2011, the Sydney Stars in the inaugural NRC competition and was contracted with the NSW Waratahs between 2012-14. He has a Bachelor of Education from the University of Sydney and after multiple season ending injuries he has spent the last three years teaching Mathematics and coaching the 1st XV at Cranbrook School.
The key roles of the Director of Rugby will include the recruitment, development and management of players and coaches at the Club as well as Head Coach for the Colts program.
Michael will commence the Director of Rugby role on Monday 8th October.