Saturday the U/19's were in action against UK visiting school John Fisher. SRU President Michael Collinson was there to watch both games "We were witness here today to some great rugby from both sides. What we Swazi's lack in size, we make up for in speed.
The John Fisher players are just big and pushed us off the ball at every ruck, maul and scrum. But when we got the ball and ran, we looked good.
The SRU held a one day Touch Judges Workshop this week. Participants were invited from the clubs within Swaziland. Head of Coaching and Development, Michael Dos Santos said "With the number of games being played on a regular basis, there is a need for referee's assistants, so we will be running similar workshops throughout the year"
It was announced this week that Swaziland Rugby Union President and SKRUM CEO Michael Collinson has received the British Empire Medal ffrom Queen Elizabeth II in the Queens birthday honours list. "I'm as shocked and surprised as anyone to be recognised by Queen Elizabeth II. This is an incredible honour and testamony to the work we are doing at SKRUM" said Collinson.
The SRU announced today that the U/19's 15's side will be in action in July playing against four visiting UK schools. Head of Coaching and Development Michael Dos Santos made the announcement yesterday. The four schools will be. Woodhouse Grove, Pocklington, John Fisher and Kings School Worcester. "We will start training in the coming weeks. The four games will be tough, but I know the players are up to the challenge" said Dos Santos.