Royal Navy Rugby Union

NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - JULY 13: Ian Bell of England walks back to the pavilion after scoring 109 runs during day four of 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Trent Bridge Cricket Ground on July 13, 2013 in Nottingham, England.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - JULY 13: Ian Bell of England walks back to the pavilion after scoring 109 runs during day four of 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Trent Bridge Cricket Ground on July 13, 2013 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

England v Australia: 1st Investec Ashes Test - Day Four

Treatment: Rehabilitation and Sports Massage Therapy

"Gerhard acted as Senior physiotherapist for the Royal Navy Rugby Union team at the 2011 International Defence Force Rugby World Cup. During the 5 week tournament Gerhards professional, tireless work ethic and dedication to the touring party enabled the players to have the best physical chance to perform at their optimum during the tournament. His Friendly and infectious personality allowed him to quickly integrate within the team which aligned with his excellent medical diagnosis aided with the selection and management of the team which supported our successful participation in the tournament." - Ashley Coates, Royal Navy Rugby Union Head Coach