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College prepares well for Uruguay

The Los Teros prepare for the match against Fiji tomorrow morning. Photo: Northampton Chronicle

The Los Teros prepare for the match against Fiji tomorrow morning. Photo: Northampton Chronicle

Moulton College has welcomed the Uruguay national rugby team as it acts as a team base during the Rugby World Cup.

Los Teros squad of 31 players and 18 staff arrived at the Northampton-based College ahead of their third pool match against Fiji tomorrow (October 6 UK time) at MK Stadium. The team will be making use of the rugby pitch, swimming pool, sports therapy centre, cryotherapy chamber and free weights gym during their nine days at Moulton.

The rugby pitches at Moulton College have undergone intense preparation for the Uruguayan team through extensive fertilisation and scarification with overseeding taking place in May with ten bags of seed. They have also been top dressed with 116 tonnes of sand and mowed twice a week, ensuring they meet England Rugby’s stringent requirements.

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