Sidbury pupils' day of Chiefs' tag rugby

PUBLISHED: 15:40 20 February 2009 | UPDATED: 08:33 18 June 2010

P2135-08-09AW Youth Rugby festival at Exeter Chiefs ground Sandy Park. Sidbury (blue) primary Vs St Josephs Exmouth (green and white). pic by Alex Walton

P2135-08-09AW Youth Rugby festival at Exeter Chiefs ground Sandy Park. Sidbury (blue) primary Vs St Josephs Exmouth (green and white). pic by Alex Walton

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Children from Sidbury Primary School met pupils from five other schools at a Valentine's Day Festival of Rugby hosted by Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park. Youngsters at the schools have been given specialist coaching from the Chiefs plus equipment, including t

Children from Sidbury Primary School met pupils from five other schools at a Valentine's Day Festival of Rugby hosted by Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park.Youngsters at the schools have been given specialist coaching from the Chiefs plus equipment, including tag belts and balls, from EDF Energy through the schools programme which has already involved 75,000 eight to 10 year olds. Club coaches work with pupils over a six week period, culminating in the regional festival, and the equipment ensures the game can be coached to new children each year.

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