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Midlands Under 18 training squad announced

20 December 2012

  • Midlands to face the North at Rugby
  • Midlands step up preparations

The Midlands Under 18 selectors have named a squad of 32 players to prepare for their opening Divisional Match of the season against the North at Rugby Lions RFC on January 27 (2pm).

The players were selected after the Midlands trial earlier this month and they will be involved in a training session at Moseley’s Billesley Common ground on January 6.

There will be a further training session at Bedford Modern school on January 20 ahead of the North match by which time the selectors will have reduced the squad to 22.

The Midlands will play a second Divisional Match against the South West which has been provisionally arranged to be played at Taunton RFC on February 17.

Midlands Under 18 squad

Backs: Jonathan Hughes (RGS Worcester, Worcester Warriors Academy and North Midlands), Aaron Morris (Biddenham Upper School, Bedford Blues, Bedford Blues Academy and East Midlands), Jackson Hughes (Lawrence Sheriff School, Bedford Blues, Worcester Warriors Academy and Warwickshire), Julian Hensman (Bedford Modern School, Bedford Blues Academy and East Midlands), Charlie Esam (Bedford School, Northampton Saints Academy and East Midlands), Cameron Hudson (Kings School, Grantham, Kesteven RFC, Nottingham Academy and NLD), Ollie Fretwell (QEGS Ashbourne, Derby RFC  and NLD), Lewis Jones (Moulton College, Dunstablians RFC, Northampton Saints Academy and East Midlands), Colin Dickson (Ellesmere College, Worcester Warriors Academy and North Midlands), Ben Penfold (Hartpury College, Ampthill RFC and East Midlands), Elliott Davies (Bromsgrove School, Worcester Warriors Academy and North Midlands), Cameron Lee-Everton (Moulton College, Northampton Saints Academy and East Midlands), Ben Pointon (Rugby School, Northampton Saints Academy and East Midlands), Jordan ingledew (Mount St Marys College, Nottingham Academy and NLD).

Forwards: Dan Hyams (Arnold Hill Academy, Mellish RFC, Nottingham Academy and NLD), Harry Morley (Moulton College, Peterborough RFC, Northampton Saints Academy and East Midlands), Jack Fielding (Denstone College, Lichfield RFC and Staffordshire), Chester Scott (Worksop Post 16 Centre, Mansfield RFC, Nottingham Academy and NLD), Owen Griffiths (Moulton College, Northampton Saints Academy and East Midlands), Danny Poole (Walsall RFC and Staffordshire), Jamie Twigg (Billborough College, Derby RFC, Nottingham Academy and NLD), Callum Miller (Moulton College, Shelford RFC, Northampton Saints Academy and East Midlands), Bradley Scharff (Henley College, London Wasps Academy and East Midlands), Jacob Gilder (Rugby School and East Midlands), Huw Taylor (Old Swinford Hospital School, Bridgnorth RFC, Worcester Warriors Academy and North Midlands), Sam Smith (Old Swinford Hospital School, Worcester Warriors Academy and North Midlands), Joe Nixon (St Joseph’s College, Stoke RFC and Staffordshire), Steve Arroyo-Hover (Moulton College, Old Northamptonians, Northampton Saints Academy and East Midlands), Jamie Skerritt (Syston RFC and Leicestershire), Ryan Brett-Williams (Bedford School, Northampton Saints Academy and East Midlands), Joe Sassi (Minster School, Southwell RFC and NLD), Louis Chaudron (Ellesmere College, Worcester Warriors Academy and North Midlands).