GET INTO RUGBY

One major avenue of local rugby development is through the Get Into Rugby (GIR) program, which is a development program under the guidelines of World Rugby

A summary of the GIR is provided below.

Objectives of GIR

Government Schools and vulnerable areas as the basis of new developing coaching centers ? Develop new projects for women‟s rugby
Ensure quality and long term development Rugby as “ Ecole de la Vie

Long Term “GIR” Plan
  • Grow the number of schools and villages in the project
  • Emphasis on training school sport educators to sustain the development
  • Develop a strong rugby culture in these schools & villages
  • Media as a way to promote rugby
  • Plan for continuity around these schools / villages and ease access for kids to clubs
  • Train animators and coaches for after school rugby
Goals to be reached
  • From school rugby to club rugby
  • Setting up of new coaching centers
  • Training new animators and coaches
  • Ensure continuity and progress by assessing project
  • Develop and implement new rugby projects for woman in schools and villages