Following the National Squad training session held at the Kwaluseni Sports Ground on Saturday, the national selection panel put forward twenty eight names for the Sizeze training squad. Rugby Union President Michael Collinson said "We are happy with the selection panels training squad list. They have put forward twenty eight names and we as the Rugby Union executive have agreed to all twenty eight players...
The Swaziland Rugby Union will be holding a National Squad Training Session on Saturday April 16th at the Kwaluseni Sports Ground. All selected players will be contacted and invited to attend the training session.
The Rugby Union held the first National Trials on Saturday in preparation for the up and coming CAR D Division Rugby Tournament to be held in Arusha Tanzania at the end of June. Fifty two players from the rugby clubs within Swaziland turned out for the trials. Head Development Coach Naomi du Pont welcomed the players to the trials and thanked them for making the time and to being committed to playing for Sizeze the National Team.
The Rugby Union has called upon all players who wish to play for Sizeze the National 15's side to attend the first National Team training session on Saturday April 2nd. The training session will take place at the Kwaluseni Campus Sports Ground at 9am.
The University of Botswana became the Inter Varsity Rugby Champions of 2010 when they beat the University of Lesotho 18 - 5 yesterday. The game kicked off fast and furious with both sides out for a win. However, the game soon turned into a war with both sides making high and late tackles. Referee, Elroy Kaye needed all his calm and resolve to keep tempers from boiling over.
The game between Swaziland and Botswana kicked off yesterday on a perfect day for Rugby. Botswana arrived early and from the start of their warm up routine it was obvious they meant business. From the kick off the Tswana's took the game to Swaziland who seemed shell shocked at the agression and speed of the visitors. Botswana had size and speed on the Swazi's and used them to full advantage.
The Inter Varsity Games played between, Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland kicked off today at 3pm in Malkerns home of the Vondo's Rugby Club. The first game will see the hosts Swaziland up against arch rivals, Botswana. Swaziland Rugby Union Vice Chairman, Sibusiso Nkambule met with all three teams before the kick off of the first game and wished them all "Good luck" The second game will be played tomorrow with Botswana taking on Lesotho and the final game will be on Wednesday with Swaziland up against Lesotho.
The Confederation of African Rugby announced the tournament dates and tournament draw for the up and coming CAR Trophy Tournament South. The tournament to be played in Gaborone, Botswana kicks off on Monday July 20th and ends on Saturday July 25th. Rugby Unions participating in the tournament are: Botswana, Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion, Swaziland Tanzania Zambia and Zimbabawe.
Swaziland Rugby Union President announced the National Training Squad for the up and coming Confederation of African Rugby Tournament to be held at the end of July in Gaborone, Botswana. The thirty six man training squad will be training together for the next nine weeks with the final playing squad to be announced at the end of June.