The U/19's 7's schools 7's side kicked off their preparations for the up and coming TOP16 Inter Schools 7's tournament with a mini tournament played at the Princes Pholile Sports Ground in Malkerns. Four schools participated in the tournament, Hillside High, Ngwane Park High, St John Bosco High and St Mary's High
The weather was perfect for rugby and all four teams were ready and eager.
Swaziland Rugby Union Vice President, Vuma Nxumalo has been given the position of Chairman of Schools Rugby. Rugby Union President, Michael Collinson made the announcement today. "Schools Rugby has taken off within the Kingdom with over four hundred and fifty schools being introduced to the game in the last four years. We have Wilson Dlamini whoi is heading up Schools Rugby Coaching and we thought it was the right time...
The pupils from Nthuthukweni Primary School were given rugby kit donated by LV-SOSKitaid. The kit was first prize in the Mbabane Inter Schools Rugby Tournament played three weeks ago at the Eveni Sports Ground in Mbabane.
Swaziland Schools Rugby have a new Schools Rugby Development Coach. The announcement was made today at the Rugby Union offices. Wilson Dlamini we take over as Schools Rugby Development Coach as of Monday May 7th. SRU President Michael Collinson said he was pleased with the decision to have Wilson as the new Schools Rugby Devlopment Coach
Mr Fakudze the head teacher at Lobamba National High was very pleased to see the coaches arrive at his school yesterday, because his school is the latest school to join the Swaziland Rugby Union's 2012 Schools Rugby Programme. SRU coach Naomi du Pont handed over the rugby balls to Mr Fakudze after holding a coaching ssession at the school.
Schools from around the country are contact the Swaziland Rugby Union to join up for the Inter Schools Rugby Tournment planned for 2012. The coach in charge of the Inter Schools Rugby Tournament, Matthew du Pont said he was taken by suprise with the reaction from the schools. " We knew the Inter Schools Rugby Tournament would be popular, but the interest has been amazing. We receive phonecalls on a daily basis from schools applying to join the tournament...