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Schoolchildren from Tower Hamlets enjoyed a grand day out at the home of rugby last week.

The finals of the Nomura-Josh Lewsey Rugby Academy took place in front of a crowd of 30,000 at Twickenham last Thursday, just before the Nomura Varsity Match.

FF-26Nov-JLewsey05B.jpgThe boot was on the other foot for World Cup-winning rugby star Josh Lewsey when he visited the Isle of Dogs this week.

The former England international, critical of the national coaching set-up last week, was running his own coaching session as part of his Rugby Academy at Cubitt Town Junior School on Monday.

aa-oct23-lewsey2.jpgRugby in east London has had a major boost after Nomura agreed to continue funding the Josh Lewsey Rugby Academy.

The Japanese bank picked up the sponsorship of the Academy, set up by the former England player two years ago, after the collapse of original sponsors Lehman Brothers last year.