By Trevor Makonyonga
Heart and Soul sportscaster and Eaglesvale coach, Sydney Savanhu, is proposing to host inaugural high school rugby awards in August 2020.
The awards will focus on age groups.
Bustop TV caught up with Sydney Savanhu who shared an insight into his plans.
“I am doing this because I am passionate about the game of rugby and I would like to honour the young and upcoming. Hopefully, that is going to keep our rugby stars to nations like Scotland, Australia, South Africa and the list goes on and on.”
He added that he was talking to potential sponsors.
“In terms of sponsorship I am talking to various potential sponsors and they are indicating interest however. We haven’t signed anything yet. So whoever would like to partner with us in bringing this noble idea into reality is welcome,” he said.
Below are the proposed award categories;
Best team and the best coach under 18’s level,
Player of the year under 18’s level.
Best under 14’s team and the coach,
Best player under 14’s.
Best team under 15’s team and coach,
Best player under 15’s.
Best team under 16’s and coach,
Best player 16’s.
Best team under 17’s and best coach at under 17’s level,
Best under 17’s player,
Best under 18’s team and the best coach at 18’s level,
Top try scorer at 18 ‘s level and Top point scorer at under 18’s level
Best Foward’s player of the year at under level 18’s,
Best 7’s player at 19 ‘s level[Hellenic 7’s tournament, Peterhouse 7’s tournament, St Johns College tournament
Players player of the year under 18’s level
Coach of the year under level 18’s XV.