Nico Malan Appoints Jaco Nepgen

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It has been confirmed that Griquas flanker Jaco Nepgen was appointed as Deputy Principal of Sports Development at Nico Malan High School. Jaco will initially concentrate on recruitment and development of players and coaches but we are sure he will get involved in coaching sooner than later. Nico Malan putting their hands up big time!!!!!!!

Jaco represented Griquas in the Currie Cup and Vodacom Cup competitions between 2010 and 2016, played a single match for the SWD Eagles in the Currie Cup and won back-to-back titles with Maties in the Varsity Cup in 2008 and 2009. He also represented South Africa Universities in 2008 and 2009.

Jaco retired in July 2016 following doctor's advice, having made 90 first-class appearances. He joined Diamantveld High School in 2017 as strength and conditioning coach and was also involved with the coaching of the 1stXV of Diamantveld.