8 November 2017 – Malaysia 15s team who is having their second phase of centralizing training received a surprise visit this morning. Minister of Youth and Sports, YB Khairy Jamaluddin spend some time from his busy schedule to meet the team.
It took place at the Institut Sukan Negara (ISN) where the team is having their strength and conditioning session lead by the ISN team. The minister himself who has been active in sport spend his time to give the pep talk to the players as to the coaching staff.
The Ministry of Youth and Sport (KBS) lead by YB Khairy Jamaluddin is giving full co-operation with the help of ISN and Malaysia Rugby Union (MRU) to make sure the team has a proper preparation for the qualifying matches.
This could not come at a much better time since rugby is growing rapidly and in need of support from the government.
2017 has been an outstanding year for rugby with the 15s team winning the Asia Rugby Championship – Division 1 for the second time in a row. The 7s team also made the country proud as the men won Gold while women team bag Bronze during the recent 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games.
Photo and video from Mr. Raimi Yusof