Australian High Commission
Republic of Kenya

Australian Iconz Rugby Team Visit to Kenya, 24-28 September 2014


High Commissioner Geoff Tooth (extreme right) with Mr Andrew Curtain, Head Captain of the Australian Iconz (extreme left), and Mr Mike Norths, the team's manager. The High Commissioner hosted a reception for the visiting rugby team at his Residence on 24 September

Players from the visiting Australian Iconz team during the reception held at the High Commissioner's residence

Captain of the Iconz team Jared Gray gave a token of appreciation to High Commissioner Geoff Tooth

High Commissioner Geoff Tooth chats with Mr Mwangi Muthee, Chairman of the Kenya Rugby Union (extreme right) and Mr Mike Norths

High Commissioner Geoff Tooth with the Australian Iconz team at his Residence

The Iconz team played touch rugby with the children of Gatina Primary School during a visit to the school on 25 September. The visit was organised in conjunction with Little Sports Organisation, a sports development organisation that runs programs in schools across Kenya.

Players from the Iconz team coached the children on football passes during the coaching session

The Iconz team donated jerseys and schoolbooks to the children during their visit

Head captain of the Iconz team Andrew Curtain spoke of the potential of sports in Kenya and how it can be used by children to achieve their lifelong goals and dreams