Blue Bulls president a tireless promoter of rugby
Blue Bulls president Willem Strauss
BLUE Bulls president Willem Strauss has a long track record in the administration, managing and promotion of rugby.
He previously was the general manager of the Pumas Rugby Union. He is also a former marketing manager of the Northern Bulls, a position he occupied for a period of three years before the turn of the century.
Educated in the Free State, Strauss has been instrumental in the growth of Sevens rugby throughout the country. He established a schools tournament that attracted more than a thousand schools.
He also played a huge role to uplift rugby in the then South Eastern Transvaal Rugby Union and the union beat amongst others international touring sides such as Wales and Scotland during his tenure.
He is also known for his ability to conclude major sponsorships deals and for bringing the requisite skills and knowledge to coordinating rugby events.