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The British & Irish Lions visited Sydney Grammar School in Australia to host a coaching clinic with 11 and 12-year-old players.

Sydney Grammar School was the same school that was visited by the very first British & Irish Lions squad on the inaugural Tour 125 years ago in 1888.

The current Lions players presented the children with rugby kit before getting involved in a training session.

The lucky children spent the afternoon with a selection of the current Lions squad players, which included Matt Stevens, Alex Cuthbert, Ian Evans and Richie Gray.

The children were put through their paces on the training field before ending with a match with the players.

“I think the kids are teaching us how to play rugby rather than the other way around”, Matt Stevens said.


About Ellaine

Ellaine is the founder of FRN and author of "Mini and Youth Rugby: Complete Guide for Coaches and Parents" (published October 2015). She has been playing rugby union for over 10 years in the UK and the US for teams including Oxford University Blues, London Wasps, Henley, NOVA, and GWU. She has recently developed a love for rugby 7s and has played on several international rugby 7s teams. She also enjoys playing touch rugby and regularly plays for the FRN Mixed Touch Rugby team. She is passionate about helping others develop a love for rugby. View all posts by Ellaine

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