Twickenham Dinner – 14th November 2018

Invitation to Dinner

Join us for our 10th Anniversary Fundraising Dinner at the home of rugby, Twickenham Stadium. Hosted by Ollie Phillips with special guest, Michael Lynagh. Drinks reception and 3 course dinner with wine | Raffle and Auction The Members’ Lounge, Twickenham Stadium| Wednesday 14th November | From 18:30 Tables of 10 from £1,500 Individual tickets available from £150.00 To book or for … Read More

Donate 10 Appeal

2 images of a girl over 10 years

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

volunteers running with balls while Swazi kids watch on

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

Primary coloured towels

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

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

Ladies Tennis Tournament – 9th May 2018

Flyer for Tennis Tournament

LADIES DOUBLES TENNIS TOURNAMENT on WEDNESDAY 9TH MAY 2018 at various courts in the Shere/Peaslake/Shamley Green/Holmbury area Play commences in the morning from 9am followed by a delicious lunch with a glass of wine at Bentlys, Hound House Road, Shere, GU5 9JH Cost £25 per person Format is 4 pairs per court, each pair playing three one-set matches against the 3 other pairs … 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

Brasserie Blanc Lunch – 17 May 2018

Flyer for City lunch on 17 May

The infamous Brasserie Blanc fundraising lunch returns hosted by John Inverdale with special guest, Jason Leonard OBE. Cocktails and lunch | Raffle and Auction | Q&A session Brasserie Blanc, 60 Threadneedle Street, London EC2R 8HP| Thursday 17th May| From 12:15 pm Tickets £90.00 per person. To RSVP and reserve your space please click here