New SKRUM Ambassadors

Image of Ollie Phillips and David Flatman

SKRUM are thrilled to have the support of two rugby greats who join Team SKRUM as Ambassadors. Ollie Phillips has been a long term supporter of the charity.  He played for Newcastle Falcons, Gloucester and Stade Francais as well as captaining the England Rugby 7s team.  Injury cut Ollie’s career short in 2013 however he has gone on to take … Read More

Fair Play Awards at RPNS7s tournament

Fair Play awarded to Kirkham Rugby

What an incredible week we had at this year’s Rosslyn Park National Schools’ Sevens.  As the charity partner for the tournament SKRUM presented the Fair Play awards each day.  Worthy winners were Ridley College from Canada, Sidcot School, Haileybury and Kirkham Grammar. We had many old friends and new visit the SKRUM tent and take on the inflatable rugby challenge, … Read More

Tavistock College Football Match

Staff v Students poster, football challenge

Tavistock College are holding a staff v ex-pupils football match on Monday 19th March with all proceeds going to SKRUM. If you’re in the area you really should go along to watch as it’s set to be an entertaining encounter!

Radley College Fundraising Event

Radley College Football Match

E Social at Radley College chose to support SKRUM and the National Autistic Society in a sponsored 24 hour indoor football match.  73 boys and a few brave members of staff  took part in the match beginning at 6pm on Saturday 27th January and finishing at 6pm the next day. The fundraising effort has been outstanding, raising almost £10,000 to … Read More

SKRUM launches new website

New Website

 Our new website went live in January giving our supporters a greater insight into the work of SKRUM and the different ways you can be involved. Donations can be made direct from the website and we have joined BT My Donate as a new, fee free way to donate. We hope you like the site as much as we do. … Read More

SKRUM Wins Rhino Grassroots Rugby Award

Swaziland

Heres what they had to say about us… “SKRUM- A charity that uses rugby to help fight HIV in Swaziland has won the Rhino Grassroots Rugby Award for demonstrating unparalleled community spirit. SKRUM was set up by Doncaster-born Swaziland Rugby president Michael Collinson in 2007. It mixes rugby training sessions with HIV education lessons, aimed at preventing the spread of the … Read More

New Volunteer Arrives In Swaziland

Volunteer Hannah

New Volunteer Arrives In Swaziland December 7th 2017 Hannah Hall is the latest SKRUM volunteer to arrive in the Kingdom. Hannah will be working with the SKRUM coaches over the next two weeks running training sessions and classroom presentations.  Welcome to Swaziland Hannah.  

Maphalaleni High Welcome SKRUM

Maphalaleni High

It is always great when we get to hold the first SKRUM sessions at a new school and today we were at Maphalaleni High to hold both our first SKRUM Coaching and Classroom Sessions. We started with the coaching session. Twelve girls and twenty boys joined us on the playing field.