XL Catlin Partners with Atavus
The training received by our national teams all the way down to our youth will help us lay the foundation and achieve our goal of becoming a top ranked Caribbean rugby nation. We can’t thank XL enough for this opportunity for our players to work with the best.”- Patrick Calow, BRFU Coach
We are in the final year of a three-year deal with the XL Catlin Group to grow the game of Rugby in Bermuda. We have agreement in principle to a three-year extension. The XL Catlin Group plc is a global insurance company with multiple product lines in both insurance and reinsurance. On the strength of the XL Catlin sponsorship, three or four times per year we send four coaches on-island to:
• Visit island schools to teach the game and encourage participation;
• Work with the at-risk youth of the Beyond Rugby Bermuda program; and
• Work with the full range of representative sides, including the Men’s & Women’s National Teams as they prepare for competitions like NACRA or the Pan Am Games. In three years, we have visited virtually every school on the island and the ranks of young athletes playing has swelled considerably.