Muralla RC visits Vilalba to raise awareness of the SmartRugby project

Today the SmartRugby visits to schools continue, Muralla RC will be in the CEIP Insua Bermúdez and CEIP Mato Vizoso schools to bring the project to the town of Vilalba. These visits are being developed in parallel to the implementation of the didactic units developed by SmartRugby, which are being tested in training sessions with children to receive feedback from the coaches with a view to improving them. In this case the visit will also serve to deliver the didactic units developed by the project to the local club Capóns Vilalba RC to test them in the coming weeks. Continue reading Muralla RC visits Vilalba to raise awareness of the SmartRugby project

SmartRugby Visibility Actions in Schools of northern Portugal

The visits to schools continue in May. The activity consists of introducing the Smart Rugby project and bringing the sport of rugby to schools. To this end, each of the project partners has planned a series of visits to primary schools. After visiting last week the school of Lagarteiro, Porto (28th of May). Today the Associação de Rugby do Norte will be present at the primary school of Nogueira (Braga), with the next visits planned for the schools of Bajouca, Maia (8th of June) and Guimarães (18th of June). In the coming days the rest of the partners will also … Continue reading SmartRugby Visibility Actions in Schools of northern Portugal

3rd Transnational Meeting in Iclod (Romania)

The third meeting of the European project Smart Rugby, under the ERASMUS + SPORT programme, organized by ACS Rugby Cluj Junior (Romania) took place on may 7 in Iclod Arena (Cluj, Romania). Members of the Galician Rugby Federation (FGR, Spain) as project coordinator, Associaçao de Rugby do Norte (ARN Portugal), ACS Rugby Cluj Junior (Cluj-Napoca, Romania), RFC Sumi XV (Cortegada, Spain) and Muralla RC (Lugo, Spain), are working together to develop this project. The main objective of this project is the preparation, development and implementation of educational and training tools through rugby as a grassroots sport for the personal, social … Continue reading 3rd Transnational Meeting in Iclod (Romania)

Under-12 tournament day organised by ARN

The 2nd meeting of the SmartRugby project was completed on Sunday with the visit of the foreign partners to the Under-12 tournament organised by the Associação de Rugby do Norte (ARN), on the occasion of the SmartRugby meeting. The tournament took place at the Parque de Jogos da Caseta (Braga) and more than 200 boys and girls from all over the region took part. During the celebration, a project tent was set up to give visibility and disseminate the project among the attendees as well as to establish an information point of the project for parents, coaches and other interested … Continue reading Under-12 tournament day organised by ARN

2nd International Meeting of ERASMUS+ SPORT “Smart Rugby” Project in Braga

Members of the Portuguese, Romanian and Galician partners for the implementation of the European project Smart Rugby, which aims to provide an educational tool through rugby for the social and personal development of children, will meet on 19/2/02/22 at the CADI building of Associação Juvenil Synergia, Braga. The second meeting of the European project Smart Rugby, within the ERASMUS + SPORT program, organized by Associacao de Rugby do Norte (Portugal) will take place at CADI building of Associaçao Juvenil Synergia (Braga). Members of the Galician Rugby Federation (FGR, Spain) as project coordinator, Associaçao de Rugby do Norte (ARN Portugal), ASC … Continue reading 2nd International Meeting of ERASMUS+ SPORT “Smart Rugby” Project in Braga

1st Smart Rugby Transnational Meeting

The 1st Smart Rugby transnational meeting took place on saturday, december 11th organized by Sumi XV in the spanish municipality of Cortegada. The members of the project already knew each other from previous conference calls during the project planning phase due to the Covid-19 situation preventing a proper transnational meeting before, but this has been the first face-to-face interaction. Continue reading 1st Smart Rugby Transnational Meeting

What is Erasmus+?

Erasmus+ is the EU’s programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. Its budget of €14.7 billion will provide opportunities for over 4 million Europeans to study, train, and gain experience abroad. Set to last until 2020, Erasmus+ doesn’t just have opportunities for students. Merging seven prior programmes, it has opportunities for a wide variety of individuals and organisations. The aim of Erasmus+ is to contribute to the Europe 2020 strategy for growth, jobs, social equity and inclusion, as well as the aims of ET2020, the EU’s strategic framework for education and training. Erasmus+ also aims to promote the sustainable development … Continue reading What is Erasmus+?

Smart Rugby project selected for EU co-funding

SmartRugby have been selected for co-funding by the Erasmus+ Sport programme. The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) received 1107 eligible applications for this call. 315 have been selected for funding (121 Collaborative Partnerships, 180 Small Collaborative Partnerships and 14 Not-for-profit European sport events) and 5 have been placed on a reserve list. SmartRugby is a project developed by Federación Galega de Rugby (Spain), with Associação de Rugby do Norte (Portugal), ASC Rugby Cluj Junior (Romania), RFC Sumi XV (Spain) and Muralla RC (Spain) as associated partners. The main objective of this project is the preparation, development and implementation … Continue reading Smart Rugby project selected for EU co-funding

The Smart Rugby Project

SMART RUGBY is a project developed by the association of the Federación Galega de Rugby (Spain), Associação de Rugby do Norte (Portugal), ASC Rugby Cluj Junior (Romania), RFC Sumi XV (Spain) and Muralla RC (Spain). The main objective of this project is the preparation, development and implementation of educational and training instruments through rugby as a grassroots sport for the personal, social and professional development of children under 12. We have chosen rugby as a transfer vehicle for the skills, as this is the field of expertise of all the institutions involved in this project.This initiative supports the European Commission’s … Continue reading The Smart Rugby Project