After three gruelling trials the NLD Under 16s squad has been selected. The coaches would like to thank the players for their commitment in fighting injury, overcoming freezing fog and boggy conditions and giving of their very best to make it the trials very competitive. Squad numbers are restricted and some of you will be disappointed. Continue to play and enjoy your rugby, there will be other opportunities for you in the future.
The names of those who have been successful in getting into the NLD under 16s squad for the 2016 2017 season are shown below.
|Barnes Joe||Dinnington||Worksop College|
|Booth Samual||Newark||Boston Grammar School|
|Caunt Elliott||Lincoln||Priory Academy LSST|
|Dickinson Ben||Derby||Trent College|
|Duckworth Joel||Long Eaton||The Fernwood School|
|Gladwin-Terry William||Newark||Worksop College|
|King Niall||Market Rasen||Giles Academy|
|Law Jonny||Newark||King’s School Grantham.|
|Leech William||Oakham||Stamford Boys School|
|Orridge-Du Bois Harris||Matlock (Bakelock)||Highfields Matlock|
|Safwaan Ali||West Bridgford||Rushcliffe Comprehensive, West Bridgford|
|Smith Ben||West Bridgford||Farnborough|
|Addlesee Matthew||Kesteven||Priory Ruskin|
|Allen Luke||Nottingham Moderns||Farnborough|
|Backhouse Will||Dronfield||Meadow head|
|Booth Lewis||Lincoln||William Farr School|
|Dudley Lochlan||Paviors||Worksop College|
|Fitzsimmons Joe||Bakewell||Lady Manners|
|Haswell Angus||Market Rasen and Louth||Caistor Grammar School|
|Hather James||Derby||Allestree Woodlands|
|Hoare Stanley||Dronfield||High Stoors|
|Mason William||Newark||Toot Hill, Bingham.|
|Offer Archie||Stamford||Stamford endowed school|
|Overton Adam||Newark||QEGS Horncastle|
|Payne Marcus||Market Rasen||De Aston school|
|Pirie Jack||Kesteven||Priory Ruskin|
|Seage Will||Newark||Kings School|
|Shaw Thomas||Lincoln||Priory Ruskin|
|Toogood Ryan||Newark||St Georges Academy|
|Wide Thomas||Newcastle Under Lyme||Spalding|
Can all players please email the NLD U16 Manager Lindsey Riley on [email protected] to confirm their availability for the squad. Training and match dates are shown below. If you are unable to make any training/matches due to injury , holidays or any other reason, it is important that you contact me as quickly as possible to advise me of this.
In the email please include the email address and mobile number of ONE parent or guardian who will be the contact for me in event of match cancellations , injuries etc. Most communications will be via the NLD website but I need ONE (only) contact in case of emergencies.
As you can see from the timetable below, we don’t have much time to train in between matches, so it’s important that you turn up on time for each session. Please ensure that you register with me before you start training for H&S reasons.
Monday 19th December 6.30-9.00 training
Wednesday 4th January 2017 6.30-9.00 training
Sunday 8th January Super Sunday match at Loughborough University 12.00 kick off
Monday 16th January 2017 6.30-9.00 training
Sunday 22nd January 2017 v Staffordshire RFU at Derby RFC 2.00pm kick off
Monday 30th January 2017 6.30-9.00 training
Sunday 5th February 2017 match vs Eastern Counties at Southwell RFC 2.00 kick off
Monday 20 February 2017 6.00-9.00 training
Sunday 26th February 2017 Match Vs Leicestershire at Syston RFC 2.00 pm kick off.
Southwell RFC have offered to provide food for parents (and players if required) at training at a cost of £2-3 a head. For those of you who travel from afar to be with us and have to come straight from work , that might be welcome. If you would be interested in this please let me know.
NLD Under 16s manager on behalf of Matt (Head coach), Nigel (Forwards coach) and David (Backs coach).