Gosport & Fareham RFC once again hosted a London Irish Rugby Camp at Gosport Park where 32 young players got to hone their skills in preparation for the 2017/18 season writes Arthur Rabjohn.

The event, staged yesterday and today (7-8 August) involved players aged 6 – 14 years who were put through a number of drills to improve their, handling, passing and footwork.

A number of non-contact games brought out the competitiveness in them all and they will return to their clubs fired up for the start of the season.

Whilst the majority of the young players were from Gosport & Fareham RFC a number of other local clubs were represented including Trojans, Portsmouth and US Portsmouth and even not so local Hong Kong RFC!

Gosport & Fareham RFC, an RFU Accredited Club, Mini Youth Section has teams for age groups Under 6 to Under 16 and new players are always welcome.

Squads are mixed until Under 11s when the girls join the Women’s Rugby Centres at Trojans or Havant RFC.

Registration for the 2017-18 season takes place on Sunday 3rd September at the clubhouse in Gosport Park. Players get a four week trial period before having to join the club.


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