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Tsunami announced as official apparel supplier by Singapore Rugby Union

Tsunami will supply to national sides, for all age group 5-year collaboration from 2019 Environmentally friendly products (Singapore, 27 May 2019) Singapore Rugby Union (SRU) appoints Tsunami Sport Ltd on a 5-year contract for both on-field and off-field apparel needs. Tsunami Sports began collaborating with SRU in 2005, and this amicable relationship has benefitted both local clubs and the national team. Both strategic and eco-friendly, the partnership is timely as the teams prepare for the SEA Games in December. Aside from the SEA games, the teams will be geared up by Tsunami for the Asian Rugby Championship, the Domestic Club 7s, and the Asian 7s Trophy and Series. SRU will also be one of the first NSAs in Singapore in reducing its carbon footprint. Tsunami Sports CEO Andrew Chambers said: “We are so excited to renew our association with Singapore rugby. We have always had a connection to the SRU and the clubs within Singapore. We are delighted to continue our already close relationship with the Singapore rugby community. We are focused on our goal to bring world-class functional fabrics to the club and school market. Achieving this with our environmental and sustainability goals implemented by the national team is such a big positive.” Tsunami Sport has been pioneers in adopting repurposing plastic into fabrics since 2005. With each Singapore national player having 16 plastic bottles repurposed into their...

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Championship Final

SCC TANKARDS WIN CONCLUDES A MEMORABLE SEASON FOR ALL The SCC Tankards concluded the SRU League Season for both Premiership and Championship divisions with a 28 -18 win over a spirited Bedok Kings 2nd XV on Saturday 31st March. It was the Tankards 18th win in 20 years, with their participation in the Premiership division for 2 years the reason for the absence of wins, and completed a memorable double achievement for the SCC Rugby Section. The game kicked off in scorching conditions, with the SCC Tankards fielding a hugely experienced lineup that included a mix of former and...

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B Division Finals

The 2018 National ‘B’ Division Rugby Championship final was played on 28th March between arch-rivals Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) and St. Andrews Secondary School in front of a packed Queenstown Stadium, and what a nail-biter it was! The Saints started the match on the front foot, dominating early possession and working their way into the ACS half early on. An excellent line-break down the left flank from Saint’s talismanic centre Umar bin Mohammed Sha’ari almost resulted in an early try for the boys in blue and white, but a determined ACS cover defence put in a last ditch tackle to...

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SEMI REVIEW 2 – TANKARDS REVENGE

The second semi-final of the day saw Bucks take on Tankards.  Within the 1st minute of the kick off, Bucks secured a penalty inside Tankards’ half, which was effortlessly slotted home by flyhalf Luca Mignot to lead by 3 points. With less than 5 minutes on the clock, Bucks lost prop Justin Tiljaard with a major injury, and that stoppage seemed to spur the Tankards on, with inside centre Sidney Kumar breaking through and releasing winger Jay-Hykel to score under the post to edge past Bucks 7 – 3. By now, ex national team centre Sidney Kumar has shown...

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SEMI REVIEW 1 – KINGS UP!

The SRU League Championships reached the business end of the season on 24th March with the semi finals played on a wet and humid Queenstown Stadium pitch. Bedok Kings RFC 2nd (“Kings”) took on Wanderers RFC Gents (“Wanderers”) in the 1st semi-final of the day and the second semi finals saw Bucks RFC 2nd (“Bucks”) take on SCC Tankards (“Tankards”). Right from the kick off, Wanderers grabbed the initiative and was attacking from the outset. The initial flurry saw a series of knock on and penalties committed, with the King’s a man down after an intentional knock on sin...

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