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London Wasps support the Oxfordshire Chairman's Cup

Read about our support for Schools Rugby in Oxfordshire as part of the Aviva Premiership Rugby Schools Programme

On Wednesday 23rd May the London Wasps Community Team provided 5 staff members and our character mascot Sting to support the delivery of the annual Oxfordshire Chairman's Cup at Horspath Road Sports Ground in Oxford. The Chairman's Cup is a Tag Rugby Festival for Year 4, 5 and 6 players, with all of the Primary Schools in Oxfordshire being invited to attend.

Throughout the 2011 and 2012 academic year, London Wasps have been delivering the Aviva Premiership Rugby Schools Programme in 10 of the schools in Oxfordshire;

  • Bayards Hill Primary School, Oxford
  • Benson CE Primary School, near Wallingford
  • Ewelme CE Primary School, near Wallingford
  • Garsington Primary School, near Oxford
  • Great Milton CE Primary School, near Oxford
  • Lewknor CE Primary School, near Watlington
  • Little Milton CE Primary School, near Oxford
  • RAF Benson Community Primary School, near Wallingford
  • Stadhampton Primary School, near Oxford
  • Watlington Primary School, Watlington

Following the event, Community Rugby Coach Ben Smiley said, "The Oxfordshire Chairman's Cup is a fantastic event, and we are happy to support the festival each year. It links in perfectly with the delivery of our Aviva Premiership Rugby Schools Programme in Oxfordshire."

Forthcoming London Wasps Events in Oxfordshire:

CoacHclass is part of the Premiership Rugby Academy Programme delivered by the 12 Aviva Premiership Rugby Clubs. It is designed for players with a range of abilities between the ages of 7 and 16yrs, from beginner to high level performer. CoacHclass has been designed and developed by professional staff from London Wasps who are qualified and experienced in providing high quality programmes that inspire and motivate young players to achieve their full rugby potential. We offer a two-tiered structured pathway, that provides a challenging and rewarding player-centred learning environment, that caters for the development needs of players in the U7s to U12s age groups (London Wasps CoacHclass) and U13s to U16s (London Wasps CoacHclass Academy). Our coaches recognise and reward players that demonstrate effort, attitude, excellent values and skills throughout our CoacHclass Awards.

DateType of CoacHclassVenueAge-GroupCostBook Now
7th June 20121-Day CoacHclassChipping Norton RFC (Oxon)U7s to U16s£30Click here
28th & 29th August 20122-Day CoacHclassAbingdon RUFC (Oxon)U7s to U12s£55Click here
28th & 29th August 20122-Day CoacHclass AcademyAbingdon RUFC (Oxon)U13s to U16s£65Click here