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Lancashire U17 Development Day Sunday March 3rd 2019

Lancashire U17 – 2018/19 - Development Day on Sunday 3 March 2019

The Development Day will be held on the grass and 3G pitches at Myerscough College, St. Michael's Road, Preston PR3 0RY on Sunday 3 March 2019.  The players invited to Development Day have been allocated to 3 Groups.

The players listed in Group 1 will need to arrive for registration at the changing rooms by 13.15 for a prompt start on the grass pitch at 13.30.  Please make sure you bring boots suitable for both grass and 3G.  This session will be finished by 15.00 at the latest.  Some players may be invited to join the Group 3 session starting at 16.00 and some players may be released with feedback.

The players listed in Group 2 will need to arrive for registration at the changing rooms by 14.45 for a prompt start on the 3G pitch at 15.00.  Please make sure you bring boots suitable for the 3G.  This session will be finished by 16.00 at the latest.  Some players may be invited to join the Group 3 session starting at 16.00 and some players may be released with feedback.

The players listed in Group 3 will need to arrive for registration at the changing rooms by 15.45 for a prompt start in the meeting room at 16.00.  Please make sure you bring boots suitable for the 3G.  This session will be finished by 18.00 at the latest.

Players in the later Groups are more than welcome to watch the earlier sessions.

Players are responsible for bringing their own training kit, appropriate footwear, water bottles and food.  The weather forecast is 11-13 degrees C with a ‘gentle’ breeze so please make sure that you have appropriate clothing with you. 

We have already been made aware of the clash with Sedgley Park’s Junior Colts League match so please contact our team manager, Ian Jones, if any other matches clash with our Development Day.

The list of players selected for each Group is attached to this announcement.

Injured/Further Assessment Required

To ensure that every nominated player has been considered for selection, decisions have not yet been made on the following players due to injury, unavailability or further assessment being required:

Oli Barnett                   Kirkham GS

Michael Colvin            Liverpool Collegiate RUFC

George Connelly         St. Edwards College

Luke Dean                  Preston Grasshoppers RUFC

Luke Little                    Warrington RUFC

Scott Massey              Warrington RUFC

Alfie Mutch                  Waterloo RUFC

All the ‘Injured/Further Assessment Required’ players are required to provide the coaching team with regular updates on their fitness and availability by e-mail to our Team Manager, Ian Jones, at jones_ian66@yahoo.co.uk (its an underscore after ‘jones’).

This is the beginning of the 2-year journey with this age-group through to North U18 and England Counties U18 next season.  The number of invited players reflects the quality and strength in depth of the age-group.

so, if you have not been invited to Development Day, stay positive, be patient and work hard to improve your standard of performance.  The door will always be open for you with Lancashire Rugby.

Yours in Rugby

Lancashire U17 Coaching Team

 

Please follow the link for the groups :

 

Development Day Groups March 3rd 2019