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U18 Team and Match details

Team Management - 2016-17

Team Manager: Ben Smith Tel:07711 385921 Email: u18teammanager@gloucestershirerfu.co.uk

Head Coach:  Stuart Bradfield

Forwards Coach:  Chris Downes

Backs Coach:  Henry Snow (Secondment from U16s)

Forwards Coach: Jonathan Wilson

Medical Support: James Stevenson

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Gloucestershire U18s vs Somerset U18’s

Congratulations on being selected to play this Sunday, 29th October, for Gloucestershire U18s in which you will be playing Somerset U18s in a trail match.

Please arrive at Tor RFC, Glastonbury, BA6 9BH for 12:15pm. The games will kick off at 2pm where we will play 3 x 30minute games.

Following this we will get the squad down to roughly 30 players to train ready for the county matches. Any player who leaves us at this point will receive full feedback and some work-ons, but may also be brought back in due to injury etc.

One of the issues we have had from previous years is that we’ve had to play everyone we select in the county games at Hornets and for that reason we will take a limited number of players to showcase the best talent Gloucestershire has to offer rather than limiting playing time.

Please see the full programme below with dates & venues.  

 

  • Sunday 29th October at Tor RFC, BA6 9BH, trial game vs Somerset 2pm Kick off.
  • Sunday 12th November – Training at Gordon League RFC, GL2 5JN, 12:30pm – 2:30pm.
  • Sunday 19th November – Training at Gordon League RFC, GL2 5JN, 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Sunday 26th November – Training, Venue TBC
  • Saturday 2nd December – County Game vs Berkshire, 11am Kick off @ Weston Hornets RFC on 3G
  • Sunday 10th December – Training, Venue TBC
  • Sunday 17th December – County Game vs D & W, 11am Kick off @ Weston Hornets RFC on 3G.

The coaches for the U18’s are as follows:

  • Stuart Bradfield – Head Coach
  • Chris Downs – Forwards Coach
  • Jonathan Wilson -  Assistant Forwards Coach
  • Henry Snow -  Assistant Backs Coach

Following the games at Hornets players may get selected for South West trials and then possibly England counties, we as a county have had 17 players gone through to trials in the past 2 seasons as well as players playing for England counties.

Please could you reply confirming you can play this Sunday by Wednesday 25th 6pm, please make every effort to attend this trail match.

Even if you are injured or unavailable for Sunday please could you still reply to me by the deadline above.

 

Replies to u18teammanager@gloucestershirerfu.co.uk

 

 

Arnas Rakauskas

Harrison Rall

Matt Dibben

Arthur Mills

Harry Blakes

Matthew West

Bradley Wilkins

Harry Clare

Max Gallagher

Bret Thomas

Harry Lightfoot

Morgan Stiles

Brodie Cook

Harry Tarling

Nathaniel Dunn

Conor Horlock

Jack O’hara

Prince Sabra

Danny Ridding

Jake Goodridge-Clarke

Scott Hilton

Ewen Dangerfield

Josh Davis

Sean Pritchard-Nash

Fenton Bourne

Kai Hall

Spencer Power

Fraser Sims

Kairo Beckford

Tyler Malcolm

George Hughes

Louis Ogilive

William Sanderson

Harrison Hopes

Malachi Mills

 

If you have any questions please contact the below

 

Team Manager                                                                     Head Coach

Ben Smith                                                                             Stuart Bradfield

U18teammanager@gloucestershirerfu.co.uk                StuartBradfield@rfu.com

07711 385921                                                                      07429081056

 

2017-18 Playing/Training  Programme

Sunday 22nd October - County Trials @ Dursley RFC 11am registration for 11.30am start.

Sun 29th October Somerset v Gloucestershire KO 2pm Torr RFC (Lowerside Ln, Glastonbury BA6 9BH)

Sunday 12th November - Training Session Venue TBC

Sunday 19th November - Training Session Venue TBC

Sunday 26th November - Training Session Venue TBC

Sat 2nd December Gloucestershire V Berkshire 11am K.O - Weston Hornets

Sun 17 December Training Session Venue TBC

Sun 17 December Gloucestershire v D&W 11am K.O - Weston Hornets

 

 

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