Academy

Senior Academy

Ealing Trailfinders Senior Academy seeks to develop young players aged U19-U23 into the next generation of senior professionals.

Members of the squad work closely with the Academy coaching team to enhance their core rugby skills as well as with the Senior Pro coaches and Strength and Conditioning team.

Age Grade fixtures against the Army Academy, Royal Navy U23, Combined Services U23 and Academies from GK Championship sides Bedford Blues, London Scottish, Moseley and Nottingham allows the coaching team to track each players progress throughout the season. Outside of these fixtures, players play with partner clubs at a level that suits there individual ability, with a view to progressing through the RFU league structure while still targeting skills development.

Players are invited to contact Academy Director John Lacey to discuss further the opportunities available.

Moseley U20 up next at Vallis Way

Birmingham Moseley are the next opponents for the Academy. They visit Vallis Way on Saturday 27th January. The cancellation of our fixture at Billesley Common means we haven’t played each other since last year. Our […]

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Academy U18 prop makes Divisional trial

Ealing Trailfinders Academy are proud to announce that Academy U18 prop Harry Robbins has been selected to trial for London and South East Division. Having impressed in the recent U18 County competition, Robbins will trial […]

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Morris gets Academy back to winning ways

Ealing Trailfinders Academy 61 – 15 London Welsh Griffins With Christmas over and the New Year on its way the Academy welcomed our near neighbours London Welsh Academy to Vallis way on Saturday. The game […]

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Local derby to lift post Christmas blues

The Academy take on local rivals London Welsh Griffins tomorrow at Vallis Way. In a repeat of last seasons festive fixture at Old Deer Park. The squad features many of the Academy’s distance members (those […]

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Academy v Royal Navy – Cancelled

Unfortunately due to circumstances outside of our control, Sunday’s fixture against the Royal Navy has had to be cancelled by our opponents. We are sure these decisions are not taken lightly. The fixture will not […]

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Academy names side for Army challenge

Academy Coach Tom Gamage has named the side for Sundays clash against the British Army at the Aldershot Stadium. Tom will be leading on the day as part of his development while he studies for […]

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