The Uganda Rugby Union held a 2-day GIR / TAG RUGBY activity at St. George’s Ibanda Primary Teachers College where 68 coaches trained and 147 students were trained.
The target audience were the games teachers and students from primary/ secondary schools and institutions. The primary schools and secondary schools involved were St. Theresa Primary, Ibanda Demo Primary, Nyakatukuru Primary, St.George’s Primary, Kashabya Primary, Ibanda Kiburura, Ibanda International school, Bugarama Primary, Ibanda Secondary School,Citizen SS St. Georges PTC.
The GIR program was conducted by Kasasa Yayiro, the Rugby Manager at the Uganda Rugby Union and Tim Iraka, the Rugby Development Officer of Western Uganda. Vian Matsiko, the upcountry representative on the Uganda Rugby Union Executive was also present.
“The program was successful being the first time in the area. GIR has the potential to grow and our next program will be communicated soon.”- Kasasa, rugby Manager.