TU Delft student selected for national rugby team

TU Delft student selected for national rugby team

Michaja van Capel (Faculty of Civil Engineering & Geosciences) has been selected by national coach Sylke Haverkorn for the Dutch national rugby team (Women 15S). 


The player of SRC Thor is preparing with the national team for an important game in the Women’s XV Championship, a tournament in which the Netherlands competes together with Russia and Spain for the European title. The winner of the tournament will also qualify for the Rugby World Cup 2021 that takes place in New Zealand in September. 

(Photo: Jan Kaper)

SRC Thor is extremely proud of Van Capel, who will make her debut on Saturday in the match against reigning European champion Spain. (MvdV)


The Spain – Netherlands match can be followed live via Rugby TV Europe on Saturday 27 February from 16:00.

News editor Marjolein van der Veldt

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