What is the Hampshire Elite Player Training HEPT?
Hampshire Rugby Football Union has created the Hampshire School of Rugby, now renamed as the Hampshire Elite Player Training, under the auspices of Tim Allen, Club Hampshire's Rugby Director.
It is not part of the County Representative Teams set up so players may be involved in one or the other or both, please note that there are now no County Teams at U14s.
What is the Hampshire Elite Player Traiining?
Sessions run on a weekly basis of the school term, at each centre. Farnborough at Farnborough RFC, Perins at Perins School in Alresford, Toynbee at Toynbee School in Chandlers Ford, Temeraire at HMS Temeraire at Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight.
All training is held under lights.
Kit required: All players should wear trainers and bring boots with the exception of Toynbee where moulded boots (but no normal rugby boots are allowed) are an option on their all weather pitch. Normal training kit is required and changing facilities at all centres is available. Hampshire Kit is available on line at HRFU Website, it is not compulsory.
Fees are now £130.00 per term (2 terms) - Fees payable (cash, cheques, BACS) to HRFU Ltd. collected and recorded by the Managers at each Centre. Please ask the centre manager for BACS details for payments.
Players may be selected to attend the London Irish DPP programme held at Southampton.
Perins: Paul Lewis
HMS Temeraire: Mike Greenslade
Toynbee: Rob Batley
Farnborough: Darren Waters
Isle of Wight: George Nightingale