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

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

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

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

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