BRFU Visits Pusat Ehsan

BRFU to form wheelchair rugby team RUGBY


Friday, September 7, 2012

THE Brunei Rugby Football Union (BRFU) has added some new plans for the near future.Several national rugby players that recently participated in the HSBC A5N and ARFU (Asia Rugby Football Union) U20 Sevens made a visit to Pusat Ehsan in Bengkurong yesterday.

The joint-programme by TOTAL E&P Borneo BV and BRFU, will see the visits done fortnightly as they help build the motor skills of the pupils by using basic rugby movements such as catching and throwing.

Forming a wheelchair rugby team in the near future and being able to participate in the Paralympics is one of the visions for the BRFU.

Ainol Razman Mohd Ghazaly, BRFU Director of International Relations, is looking at the positive side and is hoping things will progress in the right direction.

“This is only the start and we are working from the ground level. There are only three countries in Asia China, Japan and Korea that have wheelchair rugby teams in the Paralympics,” said Ainol Razman in an interview with The Brunei Times yesterday.

“We will start off slowly and not force anything. We want to share the game that we love with the disabled. We are looking to build interest first and see where we can go from there before seeking support from the ministry,” he added.

Considering that the BRFU is relatively new, having been setup only in 2004, they are also looking at building the sport in the country.

“After seeing the pupils at the centre, we didn’t want this to be a one off thing. We will get the national players involved to help teach them,” said Ainol Razman.

“We want to sell the game in a different sense. These players will act as role models for the sport and we want to continue building the rugby community whether it being as a player or a spectator,” he added.

“We also hope to show the core values of rugby such as teamwork, passion and integrity whether it is on or off the field to these upcoming players,” continued Ainol Razman.

Other centres which are interested in the programme can call Ainol at 8886970 or email at ainolrazman@gmail.com for more information.

The Brunei Times”



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