MALAYSIA WOMEN RUGBY HOLDS A GREAT FUTURE IN THE CHEEKY SPARTANS!

From an inconspicuous corner of Putrajaya, rugby fans from around the nation have been given snippets of a hidden secret. A group of bubbly and cheeky girls, are paving themselves onto the primary girls rugby scene with such a dominance that their team name is being mentioned near and afar.

The girls rugby touch team of Sekolah Kebangsaan Putrajaya Presint 16 (1) or also better known as The Cheeky Spartans have been making their marks for the past 2 years since its inception in 2018. And what a mark has that been. In the span of two years, The Cheeky Spartans have won most of the competitions that they went to. The list of championships include:

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SMSS U-14 BOYS BRINGS HOME THE TANGLIN RUGBY CLUB 15’s CUP TROPHY!

29th September 2019 marks a historic day for Sekolah Menengah Sains Selangor Under 14 rugby team as they become the cup champions of the Tanglin Rugby Club 15’s U-14 category. The boys, dubbed the “Zero to Hero” team because none of the players had rugby experience in primary school endured 5 taxing group games on the first day and came out on top of the table.

Bringing back the cup
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Frivolity of Rugby No More

After more than 70 years in existence, rugby union is snowballing in almost all regions of the world. The inauguration of a professional rugby championship in the USA is a huge milestone for the game. Finally the American cliché of blokes running onto the field wearing multi sized “tampons” under their shirts, with helmets and cagey visors, skinny three-quarter pants crashing into each other with the fluidity of a falling rock is slowly being challenged.

Real men, with the protection of a thin layer of a jersey, with shorts and bare skin, barrel into each other whilst keeping the oval ball fluidly moving from one person to the other brings about a sense disbelieve to the Americans. It also brings about a diabolical sense of oddity especially when the men, who were then so robust in the field, take turn to shake hands and hug each other when the game is over. That is rugby.

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