Academy

Emerging Players Group

The Emerging Player Group is designed to identify and develop potential high achieving players from within the club or nominated individuals from clubs or schools.

Players are divided into U16 and U18 training groups, working in small numbers with the Academy coaching team. Both Groups focus on core skills, game sense practices and strength and conditioning programmes.

Players within the programme are encouraged to play up with older age groups in selected matches to expedite their individual development, this process is individually assessed and managed between player, parent and coach.

We welcome the nomination of players from coaches and teachers, please contact Academy Director John Lacey to discuss further the opportunities available.

Academy announce Gloucester U18 fixture

The Academy is proud to announce that they will be playing Gloucester/Hartpury AASE on Saturday 9th March at Vallis Way. The fixture, which will kick off at 13:00, has been arranged to take the place […]

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Championship U20 Tens Tournament

Christmas may have seen the announcement that the Academy will again stage this fantastic event in 2019. After the success of last seasons tournament, Vallis Way will welcome some of the clubs outside the Premiership […]

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Bannister double sees Academy U20 home

Henley Hawks U20 10 – 26 Ealing Trailfinders Academy The rain cleared in time for kick off at Henley’s Dry Leas ground. The traffic didn’t… This was the first meeting at the U20 age group […]

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Academy U20 to face Henley Hawks

Wednesday will see the Academy play against a Henley Hawks U20 side for the first time. Its a great opportunity for the younger players in the squad to show what they have been learning over […]

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Academy overcome the Army

Ealing Trailfinders Academy 47 – 17 British Army Academy Perfect weather conditions and the excellent pitch condition at Vallis Way set the tone for what was to be a fantastic day for the Academy on […]

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Academy U18 adopts the RFU Half Game Rule

Ealing Trailfinders Academy are proud to announce that following consultation and an anonymous voting process with our U18 squad, we will be adopting the RFU request that all players in a match day squad play […]

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