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Monday December 27th, the development coaches made the journey down to the Nhlambeni Community to hold the second Community Rugby Coaching Days. Fourty seven players attended the coaching session where they were taught rugby basics and how to play Tag Rugby.

The Swaziland Rugby Union announced its intention to again hold the festive season Community Rugby Programme. Rugby Union President Michael Collinson made the announcement today at the Union's offices. "Last year we had a marvellous response from the people out in the rural areas to the Community Rugby Programme. And having contacted the community leaders again this year, everyone wants Rugby back in their community again this festive season" said Collinson. The Community Rugby Programme will kick off in Likima on Friday December 17th.

Manzini teachers in action at the Teacher/Coaches Rugby WorkshopThe Manzini Club was the venue for the latest Teacher/Coaches Rugby Workshop. Nine teachers from schools aound Manzini braved the rain to attend the workshop.

Mankayane teachers learning the basic lateral passThe development coaches made the short journey to the town of Mankayane on Thursday to hold a Teacher/Coaches Rugby Workshop at Cana Primary School just outside Mankayane. Eighteen teachers from eleven schools attended the workshop.

James and Tom getting involved during a coaching day at Dvokolwako HighRugby coaching volunteers James Gadbury and Tom Holloway bid the Swaziland Rugby Union, coaches and players a fond farewell as they departed from Matsapha airport for home. James and Tom had spent a month in the Kingdom helping out with schools coaching and the U/19's Elite Squad.

Volunteers, Josh Corlett, James Gadbury, Alex Hind and Tom Holloway with some of the donated ballsThe Rugby Development Programme received another boost today with the donation of four hundred Rugby balls.

Alex Hind (L) and Josh Corlett (R) with Development Coach Naomi du PontTwo new volunteers arrived in the country yesterday. Josh Corlett and Alex Hind flew into the Kingdom to join the Development Coaching Team for three weeks.

Teachers in action at the Dvokolwako Teacher/Coaches workshopEight teachers attended the Teacher/Coaches workshop held at Dvokolwako High school. The teachers were from schools in and around the town of Dvokolwako.










James Gadbury (L) and Tom Holloway (R) with Rugby Union coach Matthew du PontJames Gadbury and Tom Holloway from the UK flew into Swaziland today to join the development coaching team.  James and Tom will be working with the development coaches at the schools and assisting with the U/19's Elite Squad.

Tag Rugby following the Teacher/Coaches coaching session at DvokolwakoDvokolwako High School situated in the town of Dvokolwako hosted a Teacher/Coaches coaching session for teachers from the surrounding schools.  Eight teachers attended the coaching session which covered Rugby basics and Tag Rugby.


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