Clubs to benefit from Hurricanes dividend
The nine Senior rugby clubs in Horowhenua Kapiti are set to benefit from a Hurricanes dividend given to the Horowhenua Kapiti Rugby Football Union. The clubs have been provided with $1000 worth of strapping tape as well as a first aid kit to boost their stocks for the upcoming season.
The initiative, part of the Horowhenua Kapiti Rugby Union Health and Safety plan, is critical to ensuring prevention of injuries to players as well as safety of the club’s patrons.
Each club was given the option of what strapping tape they would like and how many of each to the value of $1,000.
Corey Kennett, CEO of the Horowhenua Kapiti Rugby Union, spoke of how the dividend received went straight to the clubs. “It’s great to receive a dividend from our Hurricanes investment and to indirectly give this to clubs through strapping and first aid means they are armed with equipment they will be needing throughout the year.”
“A safe rugby environment on and off the field is and needs to be at the forefront of what we and the clubs do,” Kennett said.
The strapping and first aid follows on from last year where the Horowhenua Kapiti Rugby Union provided each club with an Automated External Defibrillator. This means that if patrons are ever in need of one whether it be inside the clubrooms or outside at their club ground, an AED will be accessible.