September 28th, 2016

North East Worcestershire Ravens host 80-strong skills day

North East Worcestershire Ravens host 80-strong skills day North East Worcestershire Ravens host 80-strong skills day
More than 80 juniors attended N.E.W Ravens' development day. (s)

NORTH East Worcestershire Ravens hosted more than 80 rugby league junior players from across the South Midlands at Hopwood Park on Sunday.

Midlands’ development coaches ran a four-station skills carousel for age groups including under-nines, under-11s, under-13s and under-15s.

The groups followed the England development programme ‘Embed the Pathway’ before competing in conditional games to test their skills.

Players and parents who travelled from as far as Telford and Coventry praised the event for its quality of coaching and organisation.

Chair of the Midlands Rugby League Development Group said: “It was great to see so many young people playing rugby league in the Midlands.”

N.E.W Ravens resume their normal training sessions on Sunday from 10.30am at Hopwood Park while the next Midlands Development Day will be in Telford on Sunday, June 26 from 11am to 1pm.

The Ravens first team return to league action on Saturday with an exciting match in prospect as they face off against Leamington Royals – a repeat match of last season’s title chase.

The Ravens will also be hosting its first rugby league camp on Thursday, June 2 at Hopwood Park from 10am to 3pm for ages seven to 13.

The day is open to any junior whether they have played rugby or not and the day will be filled with skills, games and plenty of fun activities.

Entry costs £15 or £10 to Ravens members.

For more information callJason 07957 248464 or visit newravensrl.co.uk.

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