January 30, 2011
Burnham-On-Sea rugby players given VIP treatment at Bristol
Burnham-On-Sea rugby players have made a special visit to Bristol
Rugby Club where they paraded around the Memorial Ground before
a top-flight match.
players and parents from Burnham Rugby Club boarded two coaches
for the Memorial Ground earlier this week to watch Bristol play
Llanelli in the British and Irish Cup.
the match, the Burnham youngsters were invited to parade around
the pitch and then form a tunnel of honour for both sets of players
as they ran out at the start of the match.
the morning, the youngsters had been given a special training
session at Burnham's BASC ground, run by coaches from Bristol
Rugby Community Foundation.
from the Under 7's up to the Under 15's teams were put through
their paces on moves including attack, defence and agility. Among
the coaches was former Bristol Rugby Club player Ben Breeze.
great day was had by everyone who took part in this special experience,"
Burnham Rugby Club's Russell Dyson told Burnham-On-Sea.com.