This is a reminder to email the completed nomination forms to :
Mike Greenslade -  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 18:00 on 23/09/16

Objectives for U18 season


This is another performance season with the opportunity for selection to Divisional and  England squadswhich therefore means the focus will be different toU17’s. We will pick the best available squad of playersfor each fixture, there is no guarantee all bench players will get equal game time and we expect players to be available for all dates on the programme.


Nominations for open trials


Clubs, coaches, schools and colleges who wish to put forward players for U18's squad trials, should complete and return the nomination form to Mike Greenslade (email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) no later than 18:00 on the 23rd September. Trials will be held at HMS Temeraire with player registration starting at 18:30


Schedule for Trials / Training / Games (some times and venues tbc)


Date Activity Venue Time
30th Sept Trial 1 ("Open" Trial) for all nominated or invited players HMS Temeraire PO1 2HB 19:00-21:00
7th Oct Trial 2 for those successful from trial 1 and players from last years U17s squad HMS Temeraire PO1 2HB 19:00-21:00
14th Oct Training session 1 - selected squad only HMS Temeraire PO1 2HB 19:00-21:00
16th Oct Training day - selected squad only (includes warm-up game with BERKSHIRE) Aldershot Army Base GU11 1PB 10:30-16:30
21st Oct Training session 2

HMS Temeraire


23rd Oct Game 1 - v MIDDLESEX Farnham RFC    GU9 9ND TBC
28th Oct Training session 3   19:00-21:00
30th Oct Game 2 - V SUSSEX Sussex venue TBC TBC
4th Nov Training session 4   19:00-21:00
6th Nov Game 3 v ESSEX (h) TBC 14:00

For those with aspirations for divisional selection (following the 3 assessed games), then subsequent dates to keep clear include 1st and 29th Jan, 19th and 26th Feb 2017


Coaching, Physio and Management Team                                                                       

Ivan Torpey, Clive Cashell, Mark Norton, Pierre Clarke, Andy Horton, Mike Greenslade

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