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Apr 30 2018

Raphael Ibanez visits BGS

Friday, April 27th saw BGS entertain a very important visitor from the world of sport.

Raphael Ibanez, the ex French rugby captain paid the school a courtesy visit as part of a promotion run by the Renault car group.. The visit was coordinated by BGS Director of Rugby, Mr Regis Sonnes. Mr Ibanez captained the French rugby team to the world cup final, he also holds two grand slam winners medals as well as a Heineken Cup winners medal when playing for London Wasps. He is currently coaching a senior French rugby team.
Mr Ibanez took the Junior rugby team for a training session and spoke to the players briefly about what it takes to perform to your best.
Afterwards, Mr Coombes presented Mr Ibanez with a school tie. Mr Ibanez also spoke to Mr Collins who touch judged one of the Heineken Cup games where London Wasps played against Toulouse and in which Mr Ibanez was playing.
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