OVERSEAS

A WORLD CLASS RUGBY EXPERIENCE

Rugby is a global game, and our goal is to provide players / coaches off all ages and gender with the opportunity to play in South Africa at both amateur and professional levels. Since 2005 Stellenbosch Rugby Academy (SRA) specializes to train professional rugby players, coaches, game analysts and managers.

So far we had more than 50 provincial and international players. We want to give you the chance to train like a professional rugby player / coach to become the best player / coach that you can be. You’ll receive top coaching and have access to outstanding facilities. We provide the following GREAT programmes:


TeamsIndividuals
1. Partnership5. Rugby Gap Year
2. Rugby Camps6. High Performance Camp
3. Rugby Clinics7. Rugby Camps
4. Tours8. Rugby Exchange programme
9. Rugby Internship
10. Rugby Scholarship

The SRA campus is located in the security estate, MT Simon , Stellenbosch, with 20 fully furnished student houses for 100 students. Our campus has full facilities, including a hall, lecture rooms, gymnasium / physio room, training field, swimming pool, recreation and dining hall, braai facilities and office. Be part of SRA & experience the thrill of the exhilarating Stellenbosch student life. Near by is Cape Town, widely regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

Come and experience the SA rugby culture and train in Stellenbosch, the corner stone of SA rugby.
You will have the time of your life!

TEAMS (CLUBS AND SCHOOLS)


1. PARTNERSHIPS

SRA wants to build great partnerships between us and clubs / schools all over the rugby world. We are happy to provide certain benefits and support to all of our partner rugby organisations.
Contact us for a Info leaflet in this regard.



2. TEAM CAMPS

Camps are presented during the year for all age groups.

A typical Camp includes:
Welcoming, training kit, workshops / classes, comprehentsive tests, strength and conditioning, skills, matches, accommodation, transport, social, future development. There are also specific types of camps.

Cost:
From R1 500 (3d), R2 300 (4d), R3 125 (5d), R6 000 (wk).
Quote on request. Get the Info leaflet on our website.



3. TEAM CLINICS

We aim to provide teams with a great SA experience! Our clinics (90 min) are designed with the modern game in mind. You'll learn all the latest techniques and skills from the very cutting edge of the game.

It can include:
Conditioning, skills and team training. It can also be combined with a Recovery session in the pool, a Gym-session or a balanced meal.

Cost:
R3 000/team (max 30 players) – extras R50/player.
Get the Info leaflet on our website.



4. ECO SA TOURS

Tours (that can include coaching clinics, camps, matches and trips) can be arranged for all age groups any time during the year. They can provide you with an accurate customized program, quote and suggested itinerary. This flexibility means that you decide, not anyone else, what your tour is going to be.

Contact them at:
Tel: +27 61 135 2168
Email: info@eco-southafrica.com
Website: www.eco-southafrica.com.

For touring in SA in 2021 with the British and Irish Lions, please visit www.lions2021.com for more information. There will also be a rugby festival for men, women and under 19 youth teams in 2021, during the British and Irish Lions tour.


INDIVIDUALS


5. RUGBY GAP YEAR

Our 40-week season operates from January to October for players >18 years, as well as coaches and analysts. (7’s mostly during Oct / Nov). You will experience a new rugby culture in the most natural way possible – not as a tourist or visitor, but as part of a team and culture. Normally you will train every day Monday to Friday, and play at Stellenbosch Rugby Academy / Maties Rugby Club (one of the top rugby clubs in SA and one of the biggest in the world).You stay in our student houses on campus. In the process you become a full member of our teams and culture.

Cost:
R120 000 / year. (incl academic course, rugby programme, accommodation / meals, transport).
Get the Info leaflet on our website.



6. RUGBY HIGH PERFORMANCE CAMP

Are you prepared to work hard to become the best you can be – every day in and out?
Come and live your dream!

The Camp is presented from 1 – 14 July 2019, for local and international players. It aims to prepare players of 14 years plus for rugby at an advanced level. Trips every weekend, 3 meals / d, full kit are also include as part of the program. Coaches also welcome!

Cost:
R15 000.
Get the Info leaflet on our website.



7. INDIVIDUAL RUGBY CAMPS

You will experience a new rugby culture in the most natural way possible – not as tourist or visitor, but as part of a team and culture. You train at Stellenbosch Rugby Academy and play at the Academy (Maties) or at a local school. You stay in our student houses on campus. In the process you become a full member of our teams and culture. Lunch during week included - breakfast / supper self-catering (we can assist). There will be 1-on - 1’s with players, and they will receive a Strengh and Conditioning programme, rapport and certificate.

Camps are presented during the year for all age groups. Players may choose the duration of their camp stay from 4 weeks (minimum). Arrivals / start dates or departures normally on Sundays during the Academy season.

Cost:
R10 000 (2 weeks), R18 000 (month), R29 100 (2 months) – or ask for a quotation.
Get our Info leaflet on the website.



8. EXCHANGE PROGRAMME

We want to send some of our promising players (18 years and older) or coaches for an Exchange programme to overseas Clubs or Academies for the off-season (Sept – March) or a certain period, while the overseas players come to us for the same / other period.

The Club will arrange accommodation / food, club kit and transport - and we will do the same here. The spending money and flight costs will be for the player’s account, but assistance can be considered depending on the needs of the club, player or coach.



9. INTERNSHIPS

We run an internship programme for coaches and support staff to come and intern with us for a 3 - 6 month period. We will provide your accommodation and meals on campus for free for the first 4 weeks. You will get full exposure to our programme and other opportunities that exist. We will develop an intern development plan for you to ensure that you get the most out of your experience.
Get our Info leaflet on the website for the critera in this regard.



10. SCHOLARSHIPS

A Full scholarship are provided for a 20 week course to a player coming from overseas. The scholarship will be awarded to the player that is deemed to be most likely to become a professional player. It will cover all costs for the player (incl. rugby and academic programme), excl. accommodation and food costs. The recipient can stay at the Academy campus for a nominal rental fee. Scholarships are also offered where 50% of the course costs are met. Get our Info leaflet on the website for the critera in this regard.

OPPORTUNITIES OF A LIFETIME!

Info Leaflets are available on request, or feel welcome to contact us for more information.
Registration can be done online.