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Maccabi SA Rugby Launch… a new beginning 

On Sunday the 26th October 2014 Maccabi SA hosted a Rugby launch. The objective was to get players interested and involved in the new Maccabi three year rugby plan… The quest for Gold. The launch was held at King David Linksfield High School.

Maccabi SA Rugby convener Trevor Crouse presented the three year plan that was going to be implimented for the rugby programme.  The Rugby Committee believes that essential planning and initiating a programme now will pay off for the teams in the long run and more specifically at the 20th Maccabiah in Israel 2017.

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Rugby Convenor Trevor Crouse presenting the 3 year Rugby plan for Maccabi SA

Willem Slabbert was the guest speaker. He shared some of his amazing anecdotes and rugby career tips from his playing days at The Valke, Blue Bulls, Ulster and Ireland A. His immense experience in the game was evident by the input he added to the event.

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Willem Slabbert shares his wealth of stories at the Rugby launch

After the presentation was complete,the rugby launch ended off with a boerewors roll braai. The idea behind this was to get provide the attendees with the opportunity to socialize among themselves and discuss future plans.

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Socialising at the Braai

The Rugby Launch was the very first Maccabi SA Rugby event to have taken place since the 2013 Maccabiah. It is the beginning of what looks to be a challenging but exciting road ahead as Maccabi SA aims for Gold in 2017.

To see the rugby presentation click here —> MACCABI SA RUGBY

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