Men’s Rugby 7’s Squad is announced
Head Coach, Rob Jones and Assistant Coach, Alan Hubbleday have confirmed their Men’s Rugby 7’s Squad following a successful trial process. Oli Glasses from Manchester Metropolitan University has also been confirmed as the squad’s Captain.
English Universities Men’s Football Squad Confirm Fixture against Manchester United U23’s
The team have two fixtures booked in, the first against Scottish Universities side on the 18th April, 2.30pm KO (Northumbria) and the second against Manchester United U23’s on the 14th May 2018, 1.30pm KO (Carrington Training Complex, Manchester).
Rugby 7’s Nominations and Trials Information
The time has come to nominate student athletes for the England Universities Sport Men’s & Women’s Rugby 7s programme. We are aware some of you will have submitted nominations back in November but we would appreciate these being submitted again on the EUS Rugby 7s nomination template in case of changes which will also indicate playing experience and attendance:
In order to integrate into existing programmes/7’s activity EUS trials dates for 2018 are as per below- at BUCS Champs & Trophy students will be observed playing for their University teams it is NOT an additional trial on the day:
- BUCS 7’s Championship – Wed 25th April
- BUCS 7’s Trophy – Wed 2nd May
- Final Trial – Sat 13th May – Midlands based (TBC): This trial caters for those students not competing in the BUCS Champs/Trophy and may also act as a ‘call-back’ for students that coaches would like to see again prior to final squad selection.
There will then be two tournaments in June for the selected English Universities Squad which will be confirmed to those successful in the above trials.
Please return all nominations, referring to attached guidance if necessary, to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before Friday 13th April 2018.
21-year-old, Kiera Paul-Jones competed in the 2017 Home Nations for England in the Women’s Rugby 7’s. She spent most of her childhood on an athletics track but after trying rugby for the first time at university she has spent the last three years making a name for herself as both a player and coach.