Event Details

Join the Africa Society of Singapore and South African Chamber of Commerce Singapore in celebrating the great rugby rivalry between the British and Irish Lions and the rugby nations of South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia!


We will be holding a charity webinar event on 15th July 2021 from 19.00 to 20.30 and delighted to have former professional rugby players, Bryan Habana and David Pocock from South Africa and Australia as our guest speakers. We will hear about some of their on-field rugby experiences, life after professional rugby, and the challenges and successes during this career transition.



A live and online auction will be held on the night in support of the following:

  • The Rangelands Restoration Trust (http://www.davidpocock.com/rrt2020), founded by David Pocock, works to restore ecosystems and partner with people who depend on them to improve their livelihoods. Their goal is to contribute to strong, healthy communities by building resilient ecosystems, creating sustainable economic opportunities, and re-establishing wildlife migration corridors.
  • The Bryan Habana Foundation (https://bryanhabanafoundation.org) inspires young leaders to create a world where they can feel safe, valued and empowered. They are equipped with leadership skills to make a profound impact on their communities and they have access to resources that make life-changing differences.


The first 25 tickets purchased will receive a complimentary bottle of South African Wine delivered to your doorstep (Singapore attendees only, please provide your address and contact number for delivery) and the next 25 tickets purchased will receive a 15% discount voucher. Wine and vouchers kindly donated by our event wine sponsor, Wine to Share.


Last but not least there will be a few raffle prizes on the night to the value of $S1000.00 +



Click here to view the exclusive auction items and live auction items ahead of the event, that you could take home

Speakers

  • Speaker: Bryan Habana (Former South African professional rugby player and Head of Business Development at Paymenow)

    Speaker: Bryan Habana

    Former South African professional rugby player and Head of Business Development at Paymenow

    Bryan Gary Habana, from Johannesburg, Gauteng is a former South African professional rugby player. He established himself as one of the best wings South Africa has ever seen in his 124 test cap career. Bryan cemented his place among the sport's elite with a series of outstanding displays during South Africa's 2007 RWC triumph, and was named the 2007 IRB Player of the Year. In his provincial and club career, Bryan played a crucial role in securing titles for the Blue Bulls, Western Province and Toulon, where he ended his rugby career in 2018.
    Now days, he has become somewhat of an entrepreneur launching a digital sports marketing agency called RetroActive, MatchKit.co as well as a Fintech startup called Paymenow. Bryan is extremely passionate about his philanthropic and humanitarian work where not only was he inducted into the Laureus Academy in 2020 but he also launched the Bryan Habana Foundation in 2015 and he continues to play an ongoing roll in giving back where possible.

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  • Speaker: David Pocock (Former Australian professional rugby player and Founder of The Rangelands Restoration Trust)

    Speaker: David Pocock

    Former Australian professional rugby player and Founder of The Rangelands Restoration Trust

    http://www.davidpocock.com/rrt2020

    David Pocock, is Zimbabwean born and a former professional rugby player who represented the Australian Wallabies 78 times. His tackling and commitment at the breakdown saw him emerge as one of the best open side flankers in the world. He played Super Rugby for the Force and Brumbies and then finally the Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan, before retiring from professional Rugby after the RWC 2019.

    Now days David focuses on conservation and is the founder of The Rangelands Restoration Trust that works to restore ecosystems and partner with people who depend on them to improve their livelihoods. Their goal is to contribute to strong, healthy communities by building resilient ecosystems, creating sustainable economic opportunities and re-establishing wildlife migration corridors.

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  • Auctioneer: Shaun Mcewan (Founder and CEO of Eagle Eye Auction Services)

    Auctioneer: Shaun Mcewan

    Founder and CEO of Eagle Eye Auction Services

    https://shaunmcewan.com/

    Shaun McEwan is the founder of Eagle Eye auction services, a premium end-to-end support services that will take your event to the next level!

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  • Moderator: Jason Lamb (Associate Director of IP Investment Management)

    Moderator: Jason Lamb

    Associate Director of IP Investment Management

    https://www.ip-im.com

    Jason Lamb is a founding board member of the South African Chamber of Commerce Singapore and Board member of the Africa Society of Singapore.

    He has 20 + years of construction, real estate, and banking experience and is currently Associate Director of IP Investment Management where he is responsible for new business development, fundraising, and client relationship management in Singapore.

    He is very passionate about spending time with his family, giving back through conservation as well as being outdoors, which includes mountain biking, fly fishing, and playing golf.

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Tickets

Non-member Ticket

This ticket is available for the general public to purchase anywhere in the world.

Standard Price S$35
Chamber/Society Member Ticket

This ticket is reserved for members of the following only:
- South African Chamber of Commerce Singapore
- Africa Society of Singapore
- British Chamber of Commerce Singapore
- Australian Chamber of Commerce Singapore
- New Zealand Chamber of Commerce Singapore
- South African Chamber of Commerce South Korea
- Tanglin Rugby Club
- South Africans in Singapore (SAiSG) social group

We will review this ticket request before it is issued to you.

Standard Price S$25