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[05 NOV 98] RUGBY LIONS PRESS RELEASE
Lions Win A Major Sportsmatch Award

The rugby lions together with the Warwickshire RFU, have succeeded in attracting a major sportsmatch funding to facilitate their new South Warwickshire Schools Project.

The project, borne out of the successful Rugby in Schools project will provide a massive impetus for the teaching and coaching of schools rugby within the South Warwickshire area to children aged 7 –18 years.

Club Marketing Manager, Caroline Scott and Warwickshire RFU Development Officer Ian Bletcher who worked together on the application and sponsorship jointly said

"Following the successful pilot scheme with the rugby Borough, two Lions first team players, Alwyn Davies and Club Captain Mark Ellis will work as full-time Schools Development Officers covering the South Warwickshire post code. The Scheme will be sponsored by Yarnolds Landrover of Stratford and Elisabeth The Chef and will develop into a long term exercise providing Rugby for all sections of the community."

Caroline further added,

"This news is fantastic for the Lions and sees the start of our community programme which will introduce more children and families to Rugby."

NOTES
A full statement including detailed Sportsmatch facilities will be issued later this week

More information:
Caroline Scott  01788 334466

 

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