Cendrawasih Muda to Grow Wings in Bali

Cendrawasih Muda to Grow Wings in Bali

Indonesian Women’s Rugby’s development squad known as the “Cendrawasih Muda” or “Young Birds of Paradise” head across to Bali this morning to participate in the 2013 Bali Rugby Fest for the first time. They will participate in a 4-team Women’s 7s Tournament that will be held in conjunction with a 22-team Men’s Tournament as part of the overall competition. Indonesian Rugby is very thankful to Bali Rugby for their invitation for the team to participate.

The “Cendrawasih Muda” squad is as follows:

  1. Dharma
  2. Gloria
  3. Sika
  4. Wiwi
  5. Maya
  6. Ayu
  7. Melly
  8. Clara
  9. Mawar
  10. Leha
  11. Angel
  12. Vinny
  13. Ester Waker
  14. Shaima
  15. Dwi
  16. Herlina
  17. Ester
  18. Nelly
  19. Nancy

A tour like this would not have possible without wonderful support from the following companies or persons:

  • Britmindo
  • Britcham ‘Give Kids a Sporting Chance’
  • Gr8 Mates
  • Fez by Aphrodite
  • Dean Jackson
  • Priscilla Hall Memorial Foundation

Thanks also goes to Mama Sayang’s Orphanage who have supplied 15 of the young ladies in the squad. For more information on Mama Sayang’s please see this link: http://www.mamasayang.org/

The Women’s Rugby squad (seen training last weekend in the photo above) have been training hard for the past 5 months and will try their best in Bali this weekend.