Inyatsi win hearts at Baberton 7's
Inyatsi the Presidents Select team returned home on Saturday evening from the Baberton 7's in high spirits. "Even though we didn't make it to the final rounds, I'm proud of the whole team and their efforts. Not one player let the side down. This was the first tournament outside of Swaziland for the whole team and the experience they gained is immeasurable. The players played their hearts out in every game and the crowd loved them for it...
spectators came up to the team after every game and congratulated every player. The captains of the five teams we played against came to the team and said welldone. It was really an amazing experience" said Rugby Union President Michael Collinson. "I would like to thank all the players for their commitment and hard work leading up to this tournament and on the day. Even though we lost, every player did Swaziland proud" said team coach Naomi du Pont. Rugby Union Vice President Sibusiso Nkambule said "This was a learning curve for everyone involved. The players now know the level they have to aspire to. We have all returned to Swaziland knowing what we have to do to improve our7's game. All the players can be proud of their efforts as not one of them gave up and played to the very end"
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