Toby HaningtonToby Hanington said a fond farewell to the SKRUM coaches and national team players today when he flew out of Swaziland to begin part two of his African visit.

Josh CorlettJosh Corlett a volunteer working with the SKRUM Programme flew into Swaziland yesterday and will be spending time in Swaziland working with SKRUM and assisting the Swaziland Rugby Union with the 'Schools Rugby Development Programme' Josh was in Swaziland two years ago volunteering with SKRUM.

The Vultures from Botswana proved to strong for Sizeze on Saturday and took the first test 69-3. This the first test of the two test matches took place in Gaborone the capital of Botswana at the Wharic Park rugby field.

Malindi Dlamini, Wilson Dlamini and Toby Hanington with the kit donated by James Gilbert SAThe SKRUM Programme today took delivery of eight boxes of rugby kit and balls from James Gilbert SA. The boxes contained over 200 rugby balls and 285 assorted rugby jerseys.

.The Swaziland Rugby Union named the twenty two man squad to travel to Gabarone to play Botswana was named on Friday. Rugby Union President Michael Collinson announced the side at the rugby union offices on Friday afternoon. "Following a meeting of the selection committee we are proud to announce the squad who will travel to Botswana to take on the Vultures at the Botswana University ground in Gabarone. Difficult selection decisions have been made , but everyone involved is happy with the final selection...

St Anne's on the attack against HillsideSt Anne's girls played host to the girls from Hillside High from Manzini home of the Black Rhino's Rugby Club.

Mphetseni on the attack against Mangwayane in the finalMphetseni, Mangwayane and Khalangalile Primary Schools took part in the Malkerns Vondo's Inter Primary Schools Tag Rugby Tournament played at the St Anne's High Sports Field on Wednesday.

Toby Hanington with coaches Wilson and MalindiToby Hanington the latest volunteer to be working with the SKRUM Programme and the Swaziland Rugby Union's Schools Rugby Development Programme arrived in the country this week.

The coaching team in charge of preparations for the up and coming Test Match against Botswana have cut the training squad to twenty four players. Following the last training session the selection committee sat for over two hours selecting the final twenty four players. Rugby Union President Michael Collinson made the announcement yesterday at the Rugby Union's offices. "We have have the twenty two players who will be travelling to Botswana at the end of the month with two none travelling reserves...





Matthew du PontMatthew du Pont the SRU U/19's coach was buried over the weekend. Matthew died from injuries he received when he was stopping a man from severely beating a women. Matthew was buried on his familys farm in Malkerns. The whole Swazi rugby family atteneded his funeral to bid a true hero and a great friend.


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