Thursday, September 12, 2013

Herts County Trials 2013

The Herts Girls county trials will take place on Sunday 22 September at Hitchin RFC, King George V Playing Fields, Old Hale Way, Hitchin SG5 1XL.

Girls should arrive at 1:30pm for registration, with the session starting at 2pm and finishing around 3:30pm. Girls should arrive dressed ready for rugby in case the changing rooms are not available until later.

If you wish to attend the trials please return the attached registration form by Wednesday 18 September at the latest. It must be signed by a parent for any player under the age of 18, to give permission for the player to take part. If you are unable to scan and email the signed form please email a copy of the completed Word version of the form and bring a signed copy with you on the day.

U15s (School years 9 and 10 - plus Year 8s who have special dispensation from RFU as they have played club rugby)
Forms should be sent to:

U18s (School years 11, 12 and 13)
Forms should be sent to:

On arrival at Hitchin RFC please sign in inside the clubhouse, where you will have your photo taken and be allocated a number that you will need to wear throughout the session.

Eligibility: a girls is eligible to play for Hertfordshire if:
(a) She attends a school in Hertfordshire
(b) She resides in Hertfordshire
(c) She was born in Hertfordshire; or
(d) She is a member of a club affiliated to Hertfordshire.

Girls will be notified whether or not they have been selected by email by Tuesday 24 September. If you are selected you will be expected to attend all training sessions as follows:

Wednesday 25 September 7-8.30pm at Welwyn RFC
Sunday 29 September 2-3.30pm at Hitchin RFC
Wednesday 2 October 7-8.30pm at Welwyn RFC
Wednesday 30 October 7-8.30pm at Welwyn RFC
Wednesday 20 November 7-8.30pm at Welwyn RFC

Fixtures are:
Sunday 6 October Festival at Reigate Grammar School
Sunday 3 November Eastern Counties (Away at Diss)
Sunday 24 November Essex (Home)

Team shirts will be provided for matches but if selected girls will be expected to buy Herts shorts (£15) and socks (£6).

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