I will be spending my weekends of 2008 mostly on the field above. That’s the prep school field at MCKK. The field will be my training ground to breed a new rugby legacy. This project is called, t
he All-Blacks X . MCVCX. All Blacks is our rugby team name. We wear all blacks on the field and not because of the NZ team.
- X in roman numerical means 10. It would’ve been MMX, but that sounds like a Pentium2 line.
- MC = the Malay College, VC = Vajiravudh College.
After 2 solid years, talking and pooling for ideas, my partner (mache) and I have decided to set our foot firm on this project. Our aim is simple, to win against Vajiravudh in 2010 (on their home ground, in Bangkok Thailand) and other along-side victories will be considered as bonuses.
MCKK-Vajiravudh is an annual rugby meeting. Its’ history goes way back to 1940’s* (I’m just guessing). So far, we’ve only won twice, both on our ground, Kuala Kangsar. This is quite an impossible task considering the difference in food intake, training received and most importantly, the age (honestly it’s U-17 vs U-18).
To win this, we have to plan 3 years ahead, from 2008 to 2010. There will be problems throughout these 3 years. The identified ones include financial, man power, professional consult, rugby gears and supplements. Along the course of the project, I will be taking note of their weight, height and 50m dash. I will compute and apply the law of physics to improve their performance. As for the tactical aspect, I will provide flash presentations for better understanding. Also not to forget, to monitor their progress as a student (which governs discipline, education and other activities). All in all, this project will utilize multimedia technologies, scientifically-proven training method & food intake.
In a few weeks time, I will be setting up the website and will start pooling for more ideas from others (as well as seeking financial help). There will also be merchandise to support the project.
The idea came to us, as we were talking about our rugby match against Vajiravudh in the year 2000 in Bangkok. We lost 17-19. Though very marginal, a lost is a lost. If only the match lasted another 5 minutes, if only it was on our ground, if only we trained harder… if and if, would only go as far as if.
Note: We are not in for the money, in fact there’s hardly any cash for the project. Everything will be coming out from our own pocket. We are doing this, because of the speret koleq instilled upon us, nothing more. I can be contacted at 012 213 3155 or email edwinmasripan[at]gmail.com if you have further inquiries or wish to help fund this project.
Now, I can’t hardly wait to blow my
first whistle.. preet~ run!… preet~ jog!… preet~ down 50!… you know the drill.
20 replies on “MCKK Rugby Project 2010”
Yo edwin. sapa tak kenal lu. Harap lu berhati-hati blogging. gua kene hari ni baekkk punya doh WAHAHAHA. diorang terasa lebih do!
alaa belasah je pan.
good luck bro!!
thanks bro. do ring me if you plan on tagging along.
cool la bro projek ni. good luck n all da best!
dis is like koleq’s version of coach carter..u know the movie?master mace windu jadi coach basketball..haha.but bro..make sure project ni btol2 jalan..n u haf to convince us and the rest well enuf that dis is really gona work.calculated in terms of the plan, the objective must be clear, the execution, the outcome sume.then the hands will come..i think la.
ko throw those words to look smart ke? partly insulting my intelligence.
Of course I have a documented plan. I don’t need an extra hand, I need FINANCIAL support. the kids will go crazy if they listened to everyone’s thought. (I will go crazy too).
make sure buat betul2? if its a halfway project, these kids will suffer not me. Ive already weigh my options. this is it. im doing it.
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Make us proud bro we’re with you all the way!
Eddie, lama x dpt kongsi berite n cerite ngan ko, my fault 2 be honest.
This is such a great vision.. respect 2 u n gud luck 4 that.
This sept I will submit my official tranfer form as I have discuss wif mr rauhi, mckk principle to make permanent move from the school I teach rite now in JB to our beloved koleq. I felt that i am ready 2 carry the responsibility as koleq’s teacher n hopefully mc all blacks new headcoach. i hope i’ve gained enough experience here at JB wif my ordinary school rugby team to help mc rugby soar and roar again.
Pray 4 me, I hope this move will become true!!
– a teacher’s hope-
gud luck bro!!!!hopefully they’ll win against the siamese!
gd luck eddie!
Vaji is celebrating its centenary in 2010. Very nice if we win this year! 🙂
sgt terharu melihat projek yg tuan jalankan.. sy sedang melakukan projek yang hampir sama dengan tuan.. sy sgt ingin tahu apakah hasil projek ini??
Kalah jugak dekat Vaji, tapi sekurang2nye ade perkembangan jugak la budak2 ni
apa projek ragbi pasnih??