Hampshire Rugby Football Union

U13’s Boys and Girls updated 28th August


We are holding a Hampshire Development Squad Trial at HMS Temeraire Burnaby Road Portsmouth facility on September 2th and 3th 2014 from 1830 hrs until about 2000hrs. Clubs and Schools should only nominate up to a max of 5 candidates, unless prior agreement with the Rugby Director. All Nominees from Clubs or Schools MUST preregister by 30th July 2014 for assessment to, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Most Players have already been nominated but there are always late notifications which we try to accommodate


Candidates attending who are not preregistered will not be able to join in September but will be permitted to retrial in January 2015


Players and Parents/Guardians/Taxi drivers should aim to have Players on site by 1815hrs to register and get your coloured bib on. You will need rugby kit, boots, trainers and warm or wet weather clothing depending on the conditions.
You are expected to be present on both evenings


Trialist will be assessed in these areas:

Show Mental Toughness: Work rate, Confidence and Coach-ability.

Physical Attributes: Strength, Agility, Speed, Balance and Coordination.

Game Understanding: Spatial awareness, Decision Making, Vision, Evasion, and Creativity.

Game Play: Timing of the pass, Accuracy of the pass, Appropriate pass, Receiving the pass and length of pass.


Athletes from other sports should be considered in your nominations.


Parents/Guardians will have a chance to ask questions on either evening.



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