rugby

23 Jan 2023
Support from a local charity has enabled two young Shropshire women to continue their interest and progression in the sport they love. The McCarney Foundation aims to help children and young people whose financial or personal circumstances prevents them from playing either cricket or rugby. It has assisted Georgia Gabriel-Hooper and Amy Olver, who are both 19 years old and play rugby for Telford...
18 Dec 2017
Shrewsbury Colleges Group is launching a new vocational rugby course at its London Road Campus for September 2018. Rugby enthusiasts will have the opportunity to gain a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport that will be focused on the skills and coaching techniques of rugby. Students on the course will be taught how to coach all abilities, from young children to elite professionals. During this two...
06 Feb 2017
British Lions rugby star Tim Stimpson has teamed up with a Shropshire telecoms firm in a bid to increase its already impressive charity fundraising efforts. Stimpson is a former Rugby Union international full back who played for Leicester Tigers, England and the British Lions. He is also known as one of ten professional rugby players who trekked to the North Pole in 2015, constructed a pitch and...
Dennis the Menace
28 Mar 2015
According to research published by the Institute of Education in February 2014 (Research Briefing No. 106), children who read for pleasure are likely to do significantly better at school than their peers who do not. "Reading for fun improves not only literacy but maths attainment too...From a policy perspective, this strongly supports the need to support and encourage children's reading in their...
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