NLD U13 Girls Success at Lichfield

Sunday the 26th October represented a milestone in the development of girls rugby within the NLD with the first competitive match for the NLD Girls U13 development squad against Staffordshire at Lichfield RUFC. The squad was represented by players from Mansfield, Newark, Boston, Ashfield, Chesterfield and Melbourne RUFC clubs.

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With initially presentations of NLD Shirts to the squad to mark their achievement followed by team photos with the Women’s World Cup ensured that the atmosphere was set to ensure an energetic set of matches.

philcasspresentsWith strong attendance for the band of willing and supportive parents the players demonstrated their continual development in the game with a series of extremely strong and determined performances against Staffordshire.

Peter Haskell, Head Coach of the U13 Girls commented ‘ the players have taken massive steps in their development over the past few months and in doing so have created a strong foundation for NLD Girls rugby to build upon for the future, we’re delighted with their achievement that they’ve made today’