Callum Oliver with Director of Sport, Sipho MagagulaNewly arrived coach Callum Oliver was summoned to the Ministry of Sports this week to meet with Sipho Magagula the Director of Sports at the ministry. Magagula was full of praises for Oliver and his committment to improving and developing the game of rugby within the Kingdom.
The Little Rhino's with All Black legend Zinzan Brooke at the end of the Abbey Touraid 7's tournamentThe Little Rhino's returned home today from the UK after participating in the Abbey Touraid U/13's 7's rugby tournament. The local team came sixth out of sixteen teams.
Callum OliverSKRUM volunteer Callum Oliver will be returning to Swaziland in March. Callum who has visited Swaziland before to work with the SKRUM Programme will be returning to again work with SKRUM, but he will also be heading up the Youth Coaches programme and he will take up the position of national coaching assistant.
The Little Rhino'sToday saw the Little Rhino's leave for the United Kingdom where they will be participating in the Abbey Touraid U/13's 7's Rugby Tournament. The tournament will be played in Reading at the Abbey Reading Rugby Club on Sunday.
It was a sad day for fans of Sizeze Eswatini on Saturday when the national side went down 5-3 against Lesotho. The game played in Maseru was the first of two international Friendlies planned for the two sides. The return match will be played in Swaziland at the Mavuso Sports Stadium on Saturday May 24th.
Imbali at Allianz Park during the Touraid U/13's Girls Tag TournamentImbali the U/13's girls side who are in the United Kingdom representing Swaziland in the Touraid tournament have managed to take third place in the competiton.
The Little Rhino's wearing their kit donated by LV-SOSKitaidThe team from Sidvokhodvo Nazarene Primary, the Little Rhino's were at the rugby union offices today to collect jerseys, shorts and socks donated by the UK based charity, LV-SOSKitaid.
Imbali Girls with Sipho Magagula the Director of Sport (r)The Director of Sport in the Ministry of Sport Mr Sipho Magagula was at the rugby union's offices today to bid farewell to Imbali, the u/13's girls side who will be participating in the Touraid Tag Rugby Tournament.
Players were called back to national training this week. after a two week break the players were back at training at the UNISWA sports griund in preparation for the up and coming friendly against Lesotho. Thirty eight players have been invited to attend the squad training sessions.