Tembusu Touch Rugby

Tembusu Touch Rugby is a beginners friendly touch rugby interest group aimed at spreading the love and joy of our wonderful sport. Touch Rugby is a variant of rugby without the contact, and Tembusu offers guys and girls alike to experience the fun of rugby without the intense contact.

The Tembusu (Fagraea fragrans) is a large evergreen tree in the family Gentianaceae. It is native to Southeast Asia. Its trunk is dark brown, with deeply fissured bark, looking somewhat like a bittergourd. It grows in an irregular shape from 10 to 25m high. Its leaves are light green and oval in shape. Its yellowish flowers have a distinct fragrance and the fruits of the tree are bitter tasting red berries, which are eaten by birds and fruit bats.