Men’s 1st XV Captain Announced


We are proud to announce that Dan Laventure will captain the Men’s 1st XV for the 2022/23 season. Dan takes over from Hugo Ellis who retired at the end of last season. The former Wimbledon RFC player joined Park in 2018/19, and has been an integral part of the team ever since. Dan was the Supporters Player of the Season in 2019/20 and the Coaches and Players’ Player of the Season in 2021/22.

Head Coach Jon Mills said 

“Dan embodies everything that is good about Rosslyn Park and is the ideal person to take on the captaincy.

When discussing the role we felt Lav was the outstanding candidate, he leads by example and you can’t not follow a guy who’s willing to put his body on the line week in week out.

He will drive standards and expect the very best from the whole club. We’re blessed with leaders within the squad who will support him and help to drive the culture that the lads have created.”

Dan Laventure commented 

“I’m really proud, it’s a great honour to be captain of Rosslyn Park having played here for a number of years now. 

This season, we are focusing on putting on a performance each week that we are proud of, and I will be doing everything I can on and off the pitch to make that happen. We have a really strong squad, bringing in a number of new additions and sticking with the core group of players who have brought us success over the last few years. 

We are all ready to get going and are looking forward to seeing our supporters at the Rock in the coming weeks. It makes such a difference to the team to have a big crowd behind us.”

You can watch Dan and the squad in action this Saturday against Worthing RFC, KO 3PM. Tickets for all home league games are on sale now, purchase tickets for the season opener vs Cinderford on Sat 3rd Sept here.

Sponsor our Captain! Dan is available for Player Sponsorship this season. Contact Kenny Moore at or click here to find out more.