Australian Schoolboys Seamus Smith and Noah Lolesio kicking goals on and off the field

Australian Schoolboys Seamus Smith and Noah Lolesio had a year to remember in 2017 but things have only continued to get better for the pair, who are both recipients of the 2018 RUPA Australian Schools Rugby Union (ASRU) Scholarships. Seamus and Noah, who has moved to Canberra this year to join the Brumbies Academy alongside Smith, will each receive $2000 in education reimbursements to support their ongoing off-field development in 2018. Scrumhalf Smith has begun studying at Australian National University (ANU), pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, and said that the Scholarship would take some of the financial pressures off himself and his family. “When I found out I had been successful, it was an unreal feeling,” he told RUPA. “It’s very important to me that I find the right balance between footy and study; I do want to make it professionally in footy, but I also understand the importance of thinking about other aspects of a career. “University gives me that c
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