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The England Counties Under 18s squad are to spend a week based in Portsmouth, where they will not only play in two fixtures against their Irish counterparts at Burnaby Road but also undertake a number of open training sessions, a coaches CPD session and Children's Coaching session to coincide with half-term.

The England team, featuring three players from Hampshire, will play Ireland Clubs and Schools Under 18s at the United Services ground on Wednesday 4th April (2pm kick-off) and on Saturday 7th April (12 noon kick-off), where entry will be free on both occasions.

They will also be partaking in an open training session on Easter Sunday afternoon, which will allow any players and coaches to attend and observe the players as they prepare for the games.

On Thursday afternoon, there will also be a special Children's Coaching session will be take place, which is open to Under 9s, Under 10s, Under 11s and Under 12s.  This session will see the International players from both England and Ireland integrate with the players of all age groups and deliver coaching under the supervision of the England Counties coaches and local staff, culminating with a photograph session at the end.

Once again, this is free entry and registration details are available from the link below.

The full programme of events over the Easter week are shown below.  What a superb opportunity to see International quality players close up and personal .... in Hampshire!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

Sunday 1st April (1400 to 1530) - England Counties Under 18’s Open Training Session – Open invitation to anyone wishing to attend and observe.  Venue – HMS Temeraire 3G.  No Parking on site.

Monday 2nd April (1300 to 1600) - Coaches CPD - Use of Constraints Based Coaching and Scenarios in Team Preparation - This session will include watching the England Counties U18’s training session and debrief with one of the coaches.  Venue - HMS Temeraire 3G. COST £5. No Parking on site.
To book this event: http://www.englandrugby.com/my-rugby/courses/search/#/search?id=&c=&eventid=226338488

Wednesday 4th April (1230 to 1630) - Accredited Coaches CPD Performance Analysis and Game Planning (for coaches working towards Level 3 or coaching with an appropriate youth or adult team to which it will be applicable).  Venue - HMS Temeraire and United Services Sports Ground. COST £15. No Parking on site.
To book this event: http://www.englandrugby.com/my-rugby/courses/search/#/search?id=&c=&eventid=226338489

This will include watching the First International match – England Counties Under 18s v Ireland Clubs & Schools Under 18s (kick off 1400) at United Services Sports Grounds.  Free entry as part of the CPD.

Wednesday 4th April (kick off 1400) – First International match – England Counties Under 18s v Ireland Clubs & Schools Under 18s, gates open at 1.15pm.  Venue - United Services Sports Grounds, Burnaby Road. Free entry. No Parking on site.

Thursday 5th April (1230 to 1330) – Children’s Coaching session, open to Under 9’s, 10’s, 11’s & 12’s. This session will see the International players from both England & Ireland integrate with the players of all age groups and deliver coaching under the supervision of the England Counties Coaches and local staff, with a photograph session at the end.  Venue - HMS Temeraire 3G pitch, 12pm registration. Free entry, registration details above. No Parking on site
To book your childs place on this event: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/childrens-coaching-session-with-the-england-rugby-counties-u18s-squad-tickets-38044855186

Saturday 7th April (kick off 1200) - Second International match – England Counties Under 18s v Ireland Clubs & Schools Under 18s.  Gates open at 11.15am.  Venue - United Services Sports Grounds, Burnaby Road. Free entry.  No Parking on site.

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