UN Women Orange The World Campaign

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25 November is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.  UN Women are launching 16 days of activism against gender-based violence with an awareness campaign turning the world orange. With Covid-19 lockdown, reports of violence against women and girls rose sharply worldwide.  At SKRUM, our Umbhoco WeNgabisa project aims to reduce gender-based violence, empowering girls through education, … Read More

SKRUM Rugby Shirt Exclusive Offer

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We have an exclusive offer on SKRUM Rugby Shirts, currently only £25.00 whilst stock lasts. Available in adult sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL. All proceeds from the sale of these shirts go directly to SKRUM, helping us fight HIV/AIDS in Eswatini. To purchase a shirt for yourself or as a gift, email jane.carr@skrum.org  

Good Time Sports Club Podcast

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Michael Collinson tells the story of SKRUM to Mark Payne on the entertaining new sports podcast ‘Good Time Sports Club’. Hear why Michael set up the charity and his plans for the future. Listen To the Podcast Here  

In Partnership With The Sol Foundation

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SKRUM is delighted to become a Project Partner of The SOL Foundation. The SOL Foundation’s purpose is to use the power of sport to contribute towards and to enhance the prospects of underprivileged and vulnerable young people by creating sustainable opportunities and by building flourishing lives and communities through a diversity of initiatives, projects and programmes. The support we receive … Read More

Flying Pigs Around the World Challenge

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SKRUM joined the challenge set by The RAF Police Rugby team, Flying Pigs, to run, walk, or cycle around the world in 7 days. The challenge raises money to support 5 charities including the Atlas Foundation who help fund our programme in Eswatini. See the message of support from the SKRIUM coaches here:               … Read More

2.6 Challenge

With our UK fundraising events currently on hold, we’re getting involved with the 2.6 Challenge. Sunday 26th April should have been the day of the London Marathon, the world’s biggest one-day fund-raising event. The 2.6 Challenge has been created by the organisers of the London Marathon to help support charities during the current pandemic. We want you to join SKRUM … Read More

MSG Lions Tour Supporting SKRUM

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The fabulous team at MSG Tours have pledge to raise 1 million rand, to support 4 charities on their Lions Tour 2021. SKRUM are delighted that MSG have chosen to bring the tour to Eswatini and support SKRUM.  This video tells you more….  

London Dinner with George Kruis

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The infamous London City fundraising dinner returns hosted by Damian Hopley with special guest, England rugby star, George Kruis. Cocktails and dinner | Raffle and Auction | Q&A session EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19.  NEW DATE TO BE ADVISED. The Mercer, 34 Threadneedle Street, London EC2R 8AY| Thursday 26th March 2020| From 17:15pm Tickets £95.00 per person. To RSVP and reserve … Read More

Cothill House School Partnership

SKRUM are thrilled to announce a new partnership with Cothill House, a leading, boys’ all-boarding prep school in Oxfordshire, UK. Cothill has joined the SKRUM Schools Partnership programme and will team up with a school in Eswatini to share pen pal opportunities and support.  They’re planning a tour to the Kingdom and have donated kit which will be passed on … Read More

Girls 7s Tag Tournament

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On International Day of the Girl, the 11th October, SKRUM hosted an Inter-Schools Girls 7s Tag Tournament in Eswatini.  A great day of rugby was had by all, with Mphetseni Primary being the eventual winners. The tournament was part of our female empowerment programme supported by the World Rugby.  It proved so successful that the next tournament is scheduled for … Read More