Rugby

WP CEO thanks Wakefield for services to the union

2018-11-27 06:45
Thelo Wakefield (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Western Province CEO Paul Zacks has thanked outgoing president Thelo Wakefield for his services to the union.

Wakefield on Monday night stepped down as president of the WPRFU after serving in the role from 2012 until 2018, which is the maximum term of office.

He was replaced by former deputy president Zelt Marais.

“I would like to thank Thelo Wakefield for his years of service to Western Province Rugby and look forward to forming a close partnership going forward with Zelt Marais as the new president,” Zacks said via a press statement.

Wakefield, who is now set to take over as chairperson of the union’s president’s fund, added: "It has been a pleasure to serve the WPRFU for the last 28 years and especially the last six years as president. I have given my all for this union and will cherish the memories made during my term of office.”

Wakefield’s successor Marais has served as a WPRFU executive committee member for 12 years and was deputy president of the union for the last two years.

Moneeb Levy was voted in as deputy president and Spencer King (unopposed) will be vice president.

"It is a great honour for me to be voted into this prestigious position and I will give my all to fulfil my mandate from the clubs and lead the WPRFU into the future," Marais said.

The WPRFU Executive Committee is as follows:

President: Zelt Marais
Deputy president: Moneeb Levy
Vice president: Spencer King (unopposed)

Additional members:

Peter Jooste
Nadeema Khan
Kevin Kiewietz
Junaid Moerat
Reuben Riffel
Quintin van Rooyen
Mario Williams
Anele Zita

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
Vote

Following the conclusion of the various end of year tours to Europe, who is your favourite for the 2019 Rugby World Cup title?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.