Non-profit company Rugby Legends South Africa has confirmed that the under-12 South African athletes, who were chosen to participate in the Sainte Dévote Rugby 7s Tournament, have received a new kit courtesy of the South African Rugby Legends Association (SARLA), The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation and Cell C.
Each of the 12 players and the coach will be fully kitted, so that they can represent their country at the tournament which is to be held in Monaco on 18th March 2017.
The full playing kit includes; SA Rugby Legends t-shirts, caps, shorts, tracksuits, jackets and backpacks from FLYA Sportswear. Rugby boots and trainers are being co-sponsored by Puma for each player. The players will also receive some additional kit from the Monaco Rugby Federation on arrival.
Gavin Varejes, president of SARLA said: “This is the third year that SA has sent a team to participate in this tournament and it is a venture that has gone from strength to strength. These exceptional young players get so much from the experience and we wish our 2017 team the best of luck for the tournament. We know you will do SA proud.”
Stefan Terblanche, CEO of SARLA said: “SARLA works extensively to use rugby as a form of social development and that this is a dream come true for the players. We are thankful to all of the sponsors and individuals that have contributed; Cell C, Richmark Holdings, FLYA Sportswear and Puma. And, of course, we are incredibly grateful to The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation and the Monaco Rugby Federation for the opportunity to take part in the tournament once again.”