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Welwyn Shirts make an impact in Peru

By Gary Peterkin, Monday January 30

When friend of the club Kieron Heath asked whether we would be able to support developing Rugby in Peru, Welwyn was only too happy to help.

A set of shirts was donated to a student union, and Kieron wrote to express his gratitude on behalf of the players:

I can't thank you enough for your club's generosity - I have never before seen a group of rugby players with such beaming faces when they were each individually handed a Welwyn rugby shirt......these players are all students at one of the state Universities in Arequipa - but they don't have cash and the University does virtually nothing to support them! Their training ground is next to a giant stadium but they have to train on some ground outside the stadium - drains, holes, boulders and all! Health & Safety and the RFU would have a mental melt-down if they saw the conditions but these guys are so keen they take risks........myself and the British Consul are going to see if we can change this somehow or other!

You might be pleased to know that Welwyn received several 'Oggy Oggy Oy Oy's in Spanish plus a few other special 'prayers' for your future success! Now that you have Divine support and encouragement, the rugby world will undoubtedly become your oyster!

Where next?

300 CLUB WINNERS FOR JANUARY 2012 300 CLUB IS A MONTHLY DRAW WITH MONTHLY PRIZES UP TO £50 AND AN ANNUAL DRAW IN MAY FOR A TOP PRIZE OF £300. CONTACT RICHARD GAMBLING FOR DETAILS.
Argentinian Club come to Welwyn Welwyn will play host to Champagnat U19 on 3rd March 2012.

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