The below message has been published on behalf of Lee Slack, NLD RFU Head of Representative Rugby.
Following last night’s training session, the following players have been selected to represent NLD U18s in the first game of the Midlands campaign against Staffordshire.
DATE: Sunday 02 December 2018
VENUE: Coalville RFC, Hall Lane, Coalville, Leics., LE67 5PF
MEET AT: 09:00
Players will be provided with NLD kit and everyone named in the Squad will be required to wear a WHITE SHIRT & CLUB/SCHOOL/NLD TIE for the after-match meal. NLD Ties will be presented after the game to those players representing the U18 Age Group for the first time.
As a CB, we are required to restrict the playing squad to 23 which inevitably means that a number of players miss out this time around. The Coaching Team is very keen to emphasise that there are two more Super Sundays offering further opportunities for the players. This means there will be additional chances for those players not included this time to impress the Coaches over the coming sessions and keep pushing for inclusion in the next match day Squad for the game on Sunday 16 December.
The Coaching & Management Team have been very impressed by the level of commitment and the willingness of the players to learn and the close knit nature within the Squad can only lead to better things.
Best of luck to all involved on the day and all other players and families are encouraged to attend the game and support the squad in the first run out in this year’s Midlands campaign.