A life in Rugby Born and raised in Stoke-on-Trent near Manchester, I became a Welsh supporter (English mum, Welsh dad) in my teenage years after hearing the singing at Cardiff Arms Park. Originally an open side flanker (in my younger, faster days), my favourite player was always Jean Pierre Rives. He was such a flamboyantContinue reading “Martin Williams”
Fundraiser to Help Local School Compete in National Rugby Finals The Phuket Vagabonds Rugby Club, in partnership with their sponsor The Local Beach Bar, Bang Tao are raising funds to help send players from the Patong Municipality School to the Thailand Rugby Sevens Championships in Bangkok held at the end of this month. As SouthernContinue reading “Fundraiser for U 14s Champions”
Fun and laughter in the Mud By Pat Cotter 4th October 2020 As this weekend was a rest day from the 2020 rugby season it gave the Lanna Lions the opportunity to run another youth development session with 22 kids of all age groups attending. A large group of boys and girls came from theContinue reading “Lions Cubs Youth Development”
Lions Winning Start to the Season Continues By Pat Cotter 28/09/2020 Hot and humid conditions welcomed the teams for the third round of the 2020 Chiang Mai Lanna 10s League held at the Sankhampeng Kanta Anusorn School on Saturday 26th September. After all the monsoon rain we have had lately the pitch was in topContinue reading “Lions Dig Deep”
THAILAND RUGBY UNION 7S SOUTHERN REGION CHAMPIONS 2020 By Anthony Van Sleeuwan The Phuket Vagabonds R.F.C. have returned victorious from the T.R.U. Southern Region Rugby Sevens Championship held in Suratthani on September 19 and 20, 2020. The 20 man squad of enthusiastic players and dedicated supporters produced a dominant performance, remaining undefeated across the weekendContinue reading “Vagabonds Victorious in Surat”
Payap Rugby Win Tough Encounter In the second round of the 2020 Chiang Mai Lanna rugby 10s league the Chiang Mai Sports school in San Pa Tong was the venue for this weeks encounters. In the first game Payap Rugby Club were taking on the hosts TNSU CMI Rugby who were unlucky to lose theirContinue reading “Maiden victory for Payap Rugby”
Lanna Lions Win Opening Game On a hot and humid afternoon the Lamphun Technical College was the venue for the start of the 2020 Chiang Mai Lanna Rugby 10s League on Saturday 12th September. The Lanna Lions were taking on newcomers Payap Rugby Club followed by Chiang Mai Uni Rugby Club against another new teamContinue reading “2020 Chiang Mai Rugby Season Kicks Off”
Will endeavor to make rugby the No 1 sport in the country A visionary leader Mr Rizly Illyas was elected the 67th President of Sri Lanka Rugby(SLR) at their Annual General Meeting held at the Ramada Hotel in Colombo on Saturday 30th August with the highest number of participant members from the union. Mr IllyasContinue reading “Rizly Illyas Elected 67th President of Sri Lanka Rugby”
Team Captain Dan Ashburn has been voted in as Phuket Vagabonds team captain for the next year and will lead the team in the upcoming Thailand national 7s Championships. The Phuket Vagabonds will compete in the Southern region playoffs in Ranong province over the weekend of 19-20 September 2020. If the Vagabonds win the tournamentContinue reading “Dan Ashburn voted in as captain”
Lanna 10-A-Side Championship The 2nd Lanna Rugby 10s league kicks off on the weekend of 12th September 2020 in Chiang Mai. This year will have 4 teams competing over 10 weeks for the Chiang Mai Lanna Trophy. Last years Champions the Chiang Mai All Stars sadly cant defend their title as they are struggling to fieldContinue reading “Lanna 10-A-Side league”
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