Sizeze EswatiniIt was a great day for rugby in Swaziland on Saturday when the national side, Sizeze Eswatini defeated the Lesotho national side the Stallions. The international friendly played at the Mavuso Sports Centre in Manzini was the second of two games to be played by the ywo countries in 2014.

 

SKRUM volunteer Robbie ThomasSKRUM volunteer Robbie Thomas arrived in the Kingdom today. Robbie will be here for eight weeks working with SKRUM and assisting with the SRU's Schools Rugby Development Programme.

Lawrence Bailey with PS Maswazi Shongwe and Director of Sport Sipho MagagulaThe SKRUM coaches were at the Ministry of Sport today and it offered a great opportunity for SKRUM volunteer, Lawrence Bailey to meet with PS Maswazi Shongwe and Director of Sport, Sipho Magagula.

It was announced today that the U/19's national side will be hosting two visiting UK schools later in the year. The first fixture will be on Thursday July 17th against AKS Blackpool. the second fixture will be on Friday July 25th against Solihull.

The Swaziland Rugby Union today announced the training schedule for Sizeze Eswatini, the national side. The training sessions will take place at the university of Swaziland's sports field. The first training session will be an 'open' session and all players who would like to try out for the national side are welcome.

SKRUM volunteer Lawrence BaileyThe SKRUM programme welcomed their latest volunteer today, Lawrence Bailey will be in the country working with SKRUM and assisting with schools rugby development and he will also assist with the coaching of the national side.

It was confirmed tody that the Swaziland national side, Sizeze Eswatini will host the Lesotho national side in an international friendly to be held on Saturday May 24th. This was confirmed by national team assistant coach Callum Oliver. This will be the second time the two sides have met in 2014.

.The TOP16 U/19's inter Schools 7's tournament will kick off in June. The announcement was made at the SRU office. A Teacher Coaches Workshop will be held on Wednesday May 21st in Manzini were the 2014 TOP16 will be officially launched.

.The Swaziland Rugby Union in partnership with the SKRUM Programme have introduced the International Rugby Boards development programme 'Get Into Rugby' into the Kingdom. Get Into Rugby will be introduced into schools and communities throughout the country.

.It was confirmed today that the national rugby side, Sizeze Eswatini will be playing in the up and coming CAR Africa south 1C rugby tournament to take place in Botswana from the 12th to 22nd of June.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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