Gifted rugby participant Robert Bornman (18) from Elspark has the chance of a lifetime to journey to Georgia to play rugby within the Journey and Sport Invitational Rugby Week in December.
Rugby mad are the very best phrases to explain Robert Bornman (18) from Elspark.
The teenager has been taking part in rugby since Grade One.
He eats, sleeps and breathes rugby, and his ardour for the sport will increase every day. He can not even ponder a life with out rugby.
The Hoërskool Elspark learner has now been given the possibility of a lifetime.
He’s certainly one of about 30 younger males who’ve been chosen to journey to Georgia, to compete within the Journey and Sport Invitational Rugby Week from December eight to 13.
The invitation to take part within the tour got here after he was scouted at a faculties rugby event within the college holidays on the finish of the primary time period of faculty.
“I’m happy with myself,” Robert mentioned.
“I used to be stunned after I was chosen and I can’t clarify how excited I’m.”
Robert advised the GCN the week in Georgia will see the boys taking part in matches towards abroad faculties and have coaching with coaches from numerous golf equipment.
“We now have an opportunity to be picked by abroad groups,” Robert mentioned.
The younger first group flank credit his coaches, Dean Dercsen and Jaco de Jager, at Hoërskool Elspark for serving to him obtain the chance.
“They’ve given me numerous steerage and assist,” he mentioned.
Nevertheless, the tour comes with a price ticket – one which is out of the grasp of Robert’s mother and father, Marietjie and David.
To this point they’ve managed to pay R6 000 in the direction of the journey, however an extra R25 000 must be raised.
They’re interesting to the neighborhood and native companies to assist make Robert’s dream come true.
“My aim is to play for South Africa someday,” Robert mentioned.
“I can solely…