Senior Academy

Our structure 2017/18

Our Academy comprises the U17 and U18 age groups, competing in the Yorkshire Colts leagues, the National Colts Competition and the Keith Dyas Yorkshire Colts Cup.

Unlike previous seasons the Colts League will be an Under 18 and not an U19 competition.

The overall Academy structure and approach continues to follow and align itself with the Senior teams, and includes the integration of Academy players with the seniors, a process aimed at delivering fully prepared players to the First XV squad.

This season sees Mike Baggs return to the Academy as head coach. Mike has over 20 years coaching expertise at junior and senior level, with the last 4 seasons spent as head coach of the Falcons (2nd team). Mike has also spent the last 4 seasons as senior squad manager so brings a wealth of experience to the role. He is assisted by Geoff Burrell, another coach with over 20 years experience at junior and senior level.

Tracy Davis is the team manager, as well as continuing her role as the chair of the age grade.

The pathway from Junior to First and Second XV rugby at Huddersfield RUFC has never been stronger.

Academy sessions are run every Thursday with a 6.45 meet (7pm start) running to 8.30pm. All age qualified Academy players are also encouraged to attend open age training every Tuesday.

Fixtures and results

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Key contacts

Academy Manager
Tracy Davis
Mobile: 07985 348085

Academy Head coach
Mike Baggs
Mobile: 07721 385704

Assistant Academy coach
Geoff Burrell

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