Mount Kelly Christmas Fair

boys singing carols

Mount Kelly in Devon is a SKRUM partner school.  On Saturday 1st December the Parents’ Association organised a Christmas Fair, raising an incredible £1,806 for SKRUM. The Fair had stalls run by local businesses, Santa’s Grotto, carol singing, a Christmas Tree of Fortune and plenty of activities for young and old to enjoy. Thank you to everyone who supported the … Read More

Lovell Rugby Partner With SKRUM

Lovell presenting SKRUM with shirt

We are thrilled to announce out latest SKRUM Corporate Partner, Lovell Rugby.  There are plenty of exciting plans being hatched with Lovell so watch this space, we will let you know soon!        

10th Anniversary Dinner Success

Members Lounge with guests at the tables

A huge thank you to everyone who supported our 10th Anniversary Dinner in the Members’ Lounge at Twickenham Stadium. We had a fabulous evening catching up with so many friends of SKRUM and raised an incredible amount thanks to the generous spirit in the room.  Ollie Phillips and Michael Lynagh gave us an entertaining insight into the world of rugby … Read More

SKRUM Award at St Joseph’s Festival

SKRUM banner and inflatable

SKRUM spent a glorious weekend in Ipswich for the St Joseph’s College National Schools Rugby Festival.  As a charity partner for the tournament Michael Collinson presented the Fair Play Award, selected by the referees, to the worthy winners, St Peter’s York.  There was some incredible skill on display on the pitches, showing school rugby at its very best. The SKRUM … Read More

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

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