Get into Rugby Festival – Jabulani, Soweto
The Get Into Rugby festival is an annual tournament geared towards introducing young children to rugby. The global rugby development t programme is being rolled out in various townships around Johannesburg by the Golden Lions Rugby Union. Another one of those festivals took place on Saturday the 13th of August at the Jabulani Technical School in Jabulani, Soweto. Under sixes, sevens and eights from primary schools in Braamfisherville, Meadowlands, Zola and Jabulani were invited to be part of the action. Jomo Mhlanga, who co-ordinates the Get Into Rugby programme in Soweto explains what was happening and what they hope to achieve by introducing youngsters to rugby.