Rugby Warfare join the SKRUM tribe

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Rugby Warfare is throwing their weight behind SKRUM as a Corporate Partner, getting involved with community rugby and player welfare initiatives. Rugby Warfare is a clothing brand that designs unique and functional products for the Rugby lifestyle. Born in Wales in 2015, the company decided that the current offering of Rugby clothing on the market wasn’t suitable for the modern … Read More

Moulsford return to the Kingdom

Moulsford and local students

We were thrilled to see Moulsford Prep return to Swaziland this summer, with the largest tour group to date, over 70 students! During their visit the boys took part in a 15s rugby tournament in which the Moulsford boys and local kids mixed their teams to play together, creating a wonderful bond between them.  As well as with raising a … Read More

Tavistock College Tour

Students and staff from Tavistock College

In July SKRUM welcomed 8 students and staff from Tavistock College to the Kingdom.  The visitors from Tavistock, UK, had raised funds in order to assist with the much needed renovation of Egebeni Primary School. During their week with SKRUM the team renovated 104 desks, 46 window panes and 7 chalkboards  as well as assisting with SKRUM coaching and classroom … Read More

Donate 10 Appeal

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You may recognise Uyanda. She has been the Face of SKRUM since our inception 10 years ago, her smile featuring on our website, literature and social media feeds. Uyanda is an incredible student and role model to young Swazi girls looking for a path out of poverty and a brighter future. Uyanda wishes to continue her schooling, however high school … Read More

SKRUM hits the news

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On June 22nd 2018 CNN Sport featured an article on SKRUM entitled:  How becoming paraplegic helped an Englishman tackle HIV in Swaziland through rugby. Read the full article here

New volunteers visit Swaziland

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SKRUM welcomes 2 new volunteers to Swaziland – Oliver Frisby and Alistair Wright. Ollie and Ali, former students at Oundle School in England, become the 43rd and 44th volunteers to visit the Kingdom to help with SKRUM’s coaching programme.  They are spending a couple of months with SKRUM helping with our schools outreach programme, running coaching sessions and assisting with … Read More

Tennis tournament a huge success

Flyer for Tennis Tournament

The annual Ladies Tennis Tournament in support of SKRUM was a huge success, raising over £1,500. The tournament took place on 7 courts around Shere in Surrey on Wednesday 9th May.  Some wonderful tennis was played in hot, sunny conditions, followed by lunch hosted by Jill Golding.   The ladies even had a chance to shop for tennis clothing on … Read More

Club Towels get behind SKRUM

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We are thrilled to have the support of Club Towels who have joined SKRUM as a Corporate Partner. Club Towels provide high quality, European made, custom towels to sports clubs and schools across the country. With a minimum order of just 25, personalised towels are perfect for tour groups and an excellent way to promote clubs and sporting events. Club Towels … Read More

New SKRUM Ambassadors

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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