posted on Wednesday, 21 August 13
Barrhaven Scottish RFC U17 and U19
from Ottawa, Canada, toured The Netherlands, Germany and Belgium in
August 2013. The tour was two years in the making and we were
delighted with the success of the tour and the feedback we
Den Haag, Dusseldorf & Gent
were the three tour bases, in which, a total of six fixtures were
arranged in the tricky month of August.
Tour leader, Bobby Strawbridge
wanted to take the team on a cultural experience that would leave
an impression on the players for a lifetime. Opting against the
more traditional Rugby territories of Great Britain, France &
Ireland, Bobby chose between the Central European itinerary and a
similar option in Eastern Europe.
Away from the Rugby, the tour
included a visit to a Dutch Cheese & Clog Farm, White Water
Rafting, a Theme Park Day and a sombre tour through the World War I
battleields in Belgium.
A superb alternative to the
well-trodden rugby tracks elsewhere in Europe, this is a tour which
we are proud to offer and one which comes with a massive thumbs
Sky High Sports gave the Barrhaven
Scottish Junior Men the Tour of a lifetime. The tailored
program worked perfectly and the range of activities ensured the
lads were always kept busy.
A highly polished, professional
performance but one with a grass roots feeling and personal
involvement from Richie and his team.
I would recommend any team to get a
sample itinerary from Sky High as part of their planning.
We shopped around and hands down
Sky High were the most approachable, flexible and offered the best
value for money of them all. A big thanks from all at Barrhaven