Hamilton Hornets Tour to England & Wales
posted on Monday, 03 September 12
Hamilton Hornets U19 from Ontario,
Canada, first contacted Sky High Sports about a tour to Wales and
England in early 2011. From the outset, the budget for the tour was
the important factor in getting the tour off the ground.
We arranged a 12-day tour that
strictly kept to the Hornets budget without losing the quality of a
We would like to pass our thanks to
Devizes RFC in Wiltshire and Crymych RFC in West Wales who hosted
the Canadian Tourists on respective 2-night billets. This is a
fantastic touring tradition and while there are often obstacles to
overcome, it is a tradition we are always keen to arrange for our
The touring side spent the majority
of the tour in Cardiff, a superb Rugby city, and a great place to
stay on a budget. From sightseeing to late-night swimming in the
River Taff, it was great to see the Hamilton team enjoy their
Fixtures with Pentyrch RFC and
Llandaff RFC in the Cardiff area were complimented by a training
day at Bath Rugby, a tour of the Millennium Stadium, Paintballing
and tickets to watch Bath Rugby play Cardiff Blues in a pre-season
match at the iconic Recreation Ground stadium.
We had a great time. Thanks for all
your hard work, it was a great tour. Some of the guys are still
having withdrawal problems! The boys can't wait to host the Crymych
RFC team back here in Canada.
We hard to work really hard to
raise funds for the tour. We couldn't have done the tour without
your help in keeping the tour to our budget.
ELFYN SCOURFIELD, HAMILTON
HORNETS U19's TOUR, ENGLAND & WALES 2012