New York- Tendai “Beast’ Mtawarira, the bok loose head, who is currently injured with a neck injury, has been tasked to promote the game of rugby overseas.
Beast is in New York hosting many rugby clinics in the New York state.
He was personally invited to Los Angeles by NBA superstar LeBron James, who, according to Lyla Illing, is “a big fan of his.
Illing, sang the South African national anthem during the Springboks Test against Wales in Washington in June, she invited Mtawarira to a restaurant in New York.
“When the NYC South African expat community heard that one of our Springboks were in town, we came together at Kurry Qulture, a restaurant in NY, to welcome Beast and support him on his road to recovery. As well as his venture to promote rugby in America,” said Illing.
“Beast was so excited talking to me about how passionate he is about his venture of introducing rugby to America over the coming months.”
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