Millfield pupils coach rugby in India

04 Jun 2019

Three Year 10 Millfield pupils have returned to India to lead coaching sessions in rugby at the Gairatpurbass Panchayat School.

Year 10 pupils Oliver Wood, Sam Harris and Henry Stephens, along with a Year 12 pupil from Uppingham School and a former pupil from Brighton College returned to the school in northern India to pass on their rugby skills over the February half-term. A selection of the group also visited the school in their Christmas holiday last year.

The boys planned and ran the session completely independently after OM Tom Wood, who studies as Exeter University, was unable to attend the trip. The boys explained a series of drills and ensured everyone was able to participate fully, with the pupils also able to expand their language skills in both English and Hindi.

Millfield Netball also kindly donated bibs to the school, which were delivered by the boys during their visit. They will now be able to use the bibs in competitons.