Kingstown – The SVG Rugby Union confirms that President, Sophie Goddard, has retired from her position as President of the Union. Goddard has been involved with the Union since 2011, originally organizing events and later being elected as President in 2014. Her time at the Union has seen the implementation of their schools programme “Get into Rugby”, an annual development grant secured to assist the Union, the launch of a new website and social media platform, over 7 volunteer international coaches recruited, training & employing local coaches, as well as more recently relocating to a new home in Ratho Mill, Streams of Power Playing Field. The men’s senior team have also competed and travelled to many countries to play matches and tournaments, making the Union and St. Vincent, better known and established within the rugby community.
A new President will be elected on Saturday as the Union hold its Annual General Meeting on Saturday 10th August 2019 at the National Sports Council Conference Room from 2pm, where a new President and Executive will be voted for and elected.
All are welcome to attend.
For further information, persons can contact the Union via: