James Ogilvie-Bull - New Community Rugby Coach
Mini-rugby in Merton has received a real lift with the appointment of James Ogilvie-Bull
as the borough's first Community Rugby Coach, a post jointly funded by Wimbledon Mini Rugby Club, Mitcham Bulls, and the RFU
.James, 26, has played professional rugby for Harlequins and Bristol and is currently playing for Esher.
The aim of the role is to promote mini and youth rugby in the borough, working closely with and visiting local schools, colleges and clubs, particularly helping to forge links between schools and clubs.He
will initially be focusing on coaching in the 9-16 age groups but will also be working with the younger age groups promoting tag rugby.
Any school or local organisation interested in finding out more about what is offered by the Community Rugby Coach can do so by calling James Ogilvie-Bull
on 07783 029278.
...To celbrate this and other achievements Jim is to take part in a rugby game with a host of stars from the past, well the Wimbldon vets and mini coaches anyway.
will be around Wimbledon
for a few years yet so you can buy him a pint and wish him Happy Birthday next time you see him.