SKRUM volunteer Sam Windsor-LewisSam Windosr-Lewis is the latest SKRUM volunteer to worrk with the SRU's Schools Rugby Development Programme. Sam will be in the Kingdom for four weeks volunteering with the SKRUM Programme.

The participants at the World Rugby Level I Referee's WorkshopThe SRU held a World Rugby Level I Referee's workshop last week. World Rugby Referee Educator, Burton Hufkie facilitated the workshop. Seven participants attended the workshop held in Manzini.

The UNISWA Titans with the MNRL trophyThe UNISWA Titans were crowned the MNRL 2014/2015 champions after beating big rivals the Eagles on Saturday. The last game of the MNRL season was to be the decider for both clubs. The winner of the final game wwould lift the MNRL trophy and it was the Titans who took the honours.

At the end of the first game in the 2014/2015 MNRL played between the Eagles v Titan's, the match officials voted Titan's forward Manqoba Ginindza as Man of the Match.

Titan's player Manqoba Ginindza going over for a try against The EaglesThe first game of the 2014 leg of the MNRL took place over the weekend. The Titans took on the Eagles at the new venue in Ezulwini. It was a perfect day on an excellent pitch for a great game of rugby and neither side disappointed the spectators.

The SKRUM Programme and the Swaziland Rugby Union celebrated a great milestone this week. That milestone was a coaching session held at the 600th school within Swaziland. The school was Endzingeni Nazarene High school situated just outside of the town of Piggs Peak.Pupils from Endzingeni Nazarene High

Ollie Phillips with Director of Sport Sipho MagagulaBefore departing Swaziland and returning to the United Kingdom, England 7's player Ollie Phillips paid a visit to the Ministry of Sport to meet with Director of Sport Sipho Magagula. Magagula thanked Phillips for taking the time to visit Swaziland and help with local rugby.

.The 2014/2015 Malayisha National Rugby League or MNRL kicks off in November 2014. This year we will only have three clubs participating in the league due to the failure of the Vondo's Rugby Club to have a 15's side. The three clubs competing for the MNRL trophy are The Titan's, The Eagles and new boys The Harlrquins.

Robbie Thomas with players at his farewell rugby match.SKRUM volunteer Robbie Thomas left the country yesterday having spen eight weeks working with the SKRUM Programme and assisting the national team coaches with Sizeze Eswatini. Robbie will return to Australia to further his studies.

The SKRUM Programme coaches were in Sankolweni to hold a SKRUM Community rugby session. Accompanying the caoches was England 7's player, Ollie Phillips.


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