Get Into Rugby

Get Into Rugby expansion drives World Rugby growth in 2016

“We are very pleased that Africa has shown the  greatest development of the game through the Get into Rugby program.  These results are  due to the hard work and commitment of  all the Regional Development Officers, and the high level of administration within Rugby Africa all who have collaborated extensively with World Rugby in order

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Rugby academy training

RUGBY ACADEMY TRAINING – 37 Physical Education teachers representing 17 Regions of Madagascar attended training with the Malagasy World Rugby Trainers. The objective to train educators and this will ultimately increase the number of rugby players in schools. A tournament was organised parallel to this training which allowed teachers to learn and evolve in a

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Schools day

Schools day – An annual Schools Day – that has been a 30 year long tradition – is organised by the Madagascar Rugby Union and managed by, among others, Berthin Rafalimanana, RA Regional Development Officer. However for the first time in 26 of these years he was unable to participate as he was conducting training

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Johnbosco on a jaunt

Johnbosco on a jaunt – Our Regional Development Officer visited South Africa to attend a Get Into Rugby seminar. It was organised by South Africa Rugby Union and the venue was in Johannesburg. During the seminar, participants spoke and interacted in discussions concerning tag rugby, introduction to contact rugby, I play referee programme, girls / women

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Impact Beyond in Uganda

Impact Beyond in Uganda – When we speak about rugby in Africa, Uganda might not be the first country to come to mind. However, this union is slowly but surely making its way to the top of the African ranking. One must say that Uganda is really trying its best to live up to expectations.

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The TREFLE tournament 2016

The TREFLE tournament 2016 – The first edition of The TREFLE tournament took place in Hong-Kong 4 years ago. This year and for the first time, it will take place in Casablanca the biggest city of Morocco. This tournament is basically like a Rugby World Cup for French schools localized abroad. This tournament will take place

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Berthin in Comoros

Berthin in Comoros – Remember, last year Berthin Rafalimanana made its very first visit on the Comoros. Our Regional Development Officer had then organized coaches training level 1, referees training and had launched the Get Into Rugby project. This time upon his arrival, Berthin quickly realized the extent of the task awaiting him. Rugby didn’t grow

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Get Into Rugby in a Moroccan way

Get Into Rugby in a Moroccan way – At the beginning of April, the entire Rugby Africa’s team found itself in Marrakesh for a seminar to celebrate the confederation’s 30th anniversary. the Moroccan Royal Rugby Union seized this opportunity to launch its Get Into Rugby program with a tournament. At El Harti stadium in Marrakesh  over 490

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Get Into Rugby – North 2016

Get Into Rugby North 2016 – End of the Get Into Rugby North conference in Tunis (Tunisia). After 3 days of technical and practice sessions, our 9 trainees have gone back home : Alassane Condé in Mali, Mohamed Aissaoui in Algeria, Abdeljelil Abid in Tunisia, Tarik Frizi in Morocco, Alioune Ndiaye in Senegal, Mahawiya Ouro-Koumoni in Togo, Kossi Armel Dossou

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