Category Archives: Team Selections

Nomads members who have been selected to represent their club, Southern Gauteng (provincial), SADSAA (National) or at Protea (International) level for upcoming events.


Congratulations to Dave Martin and Mark Cockcroft on their recent selections.

  • Dave for his 13th Protea cap to fish the International Light Tackle Tournament (ILTTA) competition out of Club Tepeyac de Pecaza, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico from 2nd to 8th June.
  • Mark for captain of the SGDSAA side to fish the Gamefish Nationals out of St Lucia, hosted by Zululand – 28 April to 3 May.

Congratulations and well done. Keep the Nomads name flying high.

2015 SGDSAA team selection for Richards Bay Billfish Interprovincial

Congratulations to the following Nomads members who have been selected to represent Southern Gauteng at the Richards Bay Billfish Interprovincial in March.

Eric Visser (Capt.)             Makaira
Dave Martin                      Nomads
Dion Wilmans                    ERBFC

Hugo van Niekerk (Capt.)                              Makaira
Kevin Allardyce                                              Nomads
Mark Cockroft (New Assn Cap)                 Nomads

A special congratulations to Mark for his pending Association Cap (not full colours, similar to ‘half-colours’) and we wish him every success on the road to the top.

Tight Lines and bring home the GOLD.

2014 SADSAA Selections

On behalf of all Nomads members, I proudly congratulate the following Nomads anglers on their selection to represent Southern Gauteng Deep Sea Angling Association at the prestigious SADSAA Tri-Facet National Championships to be held at Sodwana in November.

This is a tournament of champions where you will pit your skills against some the best anglers South Africa has to offer and we are proud to have you carry the Nomads flag. Good Luck, go for gold, we are behind you all the way and most important of all, have fun doing it!

  • Gamefish: Friedel Kirstein (Captain), Mitchell Moore
  • Light Tackle Billfish: Tyron Gruar (Captain)
  • Heavy Tackle Billfish: Kevin Allardyce
  • Bottomfish: Kevin Allardyce (September – Durban Rod and Reel)

Best Wishes and Tight Lines (but not too tight).

Yours in Angling
Dave Martin

2014 SADSAA and Protea Selections

Congratulations to the following SGDSAA anglers on their selections:-

SADSAA Light Tackle (Sailfish)
Tig Andrin      NOMADS

SADSAA Light Tackle (Sailfish) Masters
Trevor Spence    NOMADS

SADSAA Gamefish
Neil Coetzer       ERBFC    Capt

SADSAA Heavy Tackle (Marlin)
Johan Lange        MAKAIRA

Dave Martin              Capt            NOMADS
Anton Lingenvelder                      MAKAIRA
Jaco Lingenvelder                         MAKAIRA

2014 Protea Selections


  • Phillip Marx – Captain
  • Dave Martin
  • Eric Visser
  • Andrew Bowie


  • Dave Martin – Captain
  • Eric Visser
  • Handor Swart

Congratulations Dave Martin, chariman of Nomads on your selection.
Congratulations to Eric Visser from Makaira, a fellow angler within SGDSAA.