Rugby star Matt Dawson on the pitch with Eltham kids

PUBLISHED: 09:49 23 August 2011 | UPDATED: 10:11 23 August 2011

Matt Dawson playing rugby at the college

Matt Dawson playing rugby at the college


A member of England's rugby squad showed college kids how to shine on the pitch.

England’s most capped scrum half who took the country to victory in the 2003 World Cup, visited Eltham College in Grove Park Road, Eltham.

He was there to play rugby with children aged seven to 16, participating on the week-long Matt Dawson Rugby Academy, hosted by the Eric Liddell Sports Centre at Eltham College, last Tuesday (16).

An October half term course is also planned. Visit or call 0115 973 1676.

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