Richmond Rugby Club sharing their skills

Richmond Rugby club led by Steve Hill visited Les Cusworth and our Atlas funded programme at Virreyes Rugby Club in Buenos Aires on Sunday 12th May Read more

Buenos Aires work expands

Congratulations Coach Maxi on starting the Atlas All Schools programme at EP2 school in Buenos Aires this week. Read more

Rugby Family Pulls Together

Tragically Atlas's Singapore event manager, Anita Nicholson, was killed along with her rugby-mad children Alex and Annabel in the Sri Lanka bombings on Easter Sunday. Atlas is working with Anita's husband Ben to establish a memorial fund and a permanent fitting tribute to these wonderful and much missed members of our rugby family. Read more

Jason Leonard becomes British and Irish Lions Chairman!

Jason Leonard, our Chairman and Founding member has become Chairman for the British and Irish Lions. A position he is extremely humbled and honoured to hold. Read more

Hong Kong Sevens Charity Fest

Ever a party weekend, this year's lead up to the Hong Kong 7s featured a host of Atlas Champions supporting other great causes, from Doddie's Foundation to a Memorial to rugby players killed in the Bali bombing. Read more

Reaching the Stars

Jason Leonard was joined by Atlas Rugby Champions Simon Shaw, Percy Montgomery and ten other explorers at the end of March 2019. Read more

Harvard University Rugby Tour 2019

Atlas was delighted to welcome Harvard University Rugby Club to Buenos Aires. While there the team helped coach young people in our projects. Read more

Legends from Rugby and Politics lead the Atlas Peloton in the Cape Town Cycle Tour

Springbok Legend Percy Montgomery lead an inaugural Atlas Peloton of 15 riders. Minister Alan Winde was a fantastic addition to the team, already a great political leader, he showed his sporting colours with a brilliant performance on the bike. Read more

Las Vegas Sevens success

Golfers and special supporters made the Atlas team trip to the USA Sevens in Las Vegas a huge success. Delighted for our hosts that USA stormed to a win at the Sevens, and hugely grateful to our donors for pledging $42,000 to our work with disadvantaged kids in Memphis. Read more

Malawi pitch greens up

The Atlas funded pitch in Lilongwe is levelled and has started to grass up. Click through for before and after pics Read more

LRA growing with Atlas

Great update on progress in Lesotho. Read more

Victory for the Atlas Masi Pumas at the Cape Town 10s

The recent Cape Town 10s played host to over 90 rugby teams as part of the 9 sporting codes on offer at their recent tournament weekend with over 24 000 people in attendance over the two day festival of sport and music. Read more

Coexistence through rugby in Israel

On 12th February two Rugby World Cup winners were welcomed by the Israeli Ambassador to the UK, Mark Regev at his Residence in London. Read more

Rugby Business Network introduces Dylan Hartley and Atlas at Coutts

"I was never good enough" said Dylan Hartley. I just had to keep practising. Humility, hard work and consideration to others shone out of his talk. Read more

Front Row Club goes live

The Front Row Club, a dedicated site for members to support Atlas but also access prizes and banter with rugby legends, went live in the middle of January. You can join for £10 here: www.frontrowclub.com Read more

Simon Shaw amazes kids in Kenya

The kids we work with in Kenya are lucky to be alive, 50% die before they’re 5. Those that survive are delightfully cheeky but undernourished and tiny for their ages. Welcome Simon Shaw, ex second row, and 6’8”. The first questions from the kids: “what does he eat?” And “why is he so hairy?” Despite making them look like Lilliputians, Shawsey was awesome with them. Click through for photos and video from his visit. Read more

Girls thank you from India

In India the Jungle Crows Khelo Rugby programme is equally available to boys and girls. They all go on to achieve academic success and find meaningful employment. See their video here Read more

Argentinian Christmas

On Thursday 13th December Argentinian Ambassador Carlos Sersale and Mrs Linette de Jagar welcomed Atlas to their London Residence for some traditional festive cheer. Read more

Thank you to the Barbarians

Huge thanks to the Barbarians Trust for making a grant of £10,000 to support Atlas's work across Argentina. Read more

Les Enfants de L’Ovale 15

Congratulations to Philippe Sella and all at Les Enfants de L’Ovale for 15 years supporting kids across France and Africa Read more

Favourite video yet

Our favourite video from our projects. This from the Khelo project with street and slum kids in Kolkata (Calcutta). Its a few years old but still ace. Read more

Atlas announces a three year expansion in Memphis

Rugby Legends Jason Leonard and Gavin Hastings are in Vegas for the USA Sevens and will meet kids from the Atlas supported Memphis Inner City Rugby programme. Read more

Argentina All Schools makes national news

Argentinian Rugby Legends Patricio Albacete, Marcelo Loffreda and Les Cusworth joined the British Ambassador, Mark Kent and 600 children on the new Hurling Club annex in Buenos Aires to launch Atlas's All Schools Programme in Argentina on Saturday 3rd November Read more