Colonial donation to Beyond Rugby

  • Photograph supplied

    Photograph supplied

  • Photograph supplied

    Photograph supplied


The next generation rugby players in Bermuda and East and Southern Africa have been given a big boost thanks to one of the Island’s leading insurance companies.

Colonial Group International, which is sponsoring the Classic Lions during the World Rugby Classic, held a quiz night earlier this week which raised $4,500 for Beyond Rugby Bermuda (https://www.facebook.com/BeyondRugbyBermuda/) and a charity it supports - the Bhubesi Pride Foundation (www.rugbyinafrica.org) – a group dedicated to bringing rugby to rural Africa

And on Wednesday hundreds of middle school students were given some rigorous rugby training by the Classic Lions players at the National Sports Centre.

It is the third time CGI has sponsored the Lions and every year it has arranged the training sessions at the NSC. It is the first time it has raised money for Beyond Rugby and Bhubesi Pride Foundation.

Naz Farrow, CGI’s CEO, said: “I hope that we have inspired some of the young people in Bermuda to pursue rugby. The sport does so much, it teaches skills and raises fitness but it also teaches respect for your opponent, good sportsmanship and friendship.”

The schools taking part were: Saltus, BHS, Warwick Academy, Clearwater Middle School, Whitney Institute, Somersfield Academy, Dellwood, Mount Saint Agnes and Sandys Middle School

Press release from Colonial Group International

You must be registered or signed-in to post comment or to vote.

Published Nov 8, 2019 at 10:06 am (Updated Nov 8, 2019 at 10:06 am)

Colonial donation to Beyond Rugby

What you
Need to
Know
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon

  • Take Our Poll

    Today's Obituaries

    eMoo Posts