Academy

Under 18

The Academy U18 squad is made up of both U17 and 18 age groups and represent Ealing Trailfinders in the Herts Middlesex U18 League as well as the National Colts Cup and LV=U18 Cup.

All players play and train together working with the Academy coaches to develop their skills and game understanding. The squad caters for all abilities and have a wide range of players from novices to County representatives.

Where current regulations are met, players from the Academy U18 squad may be invited to join with those from the Emerging Player Group and Senior Academy to play in age grade games against Bedford Blues, the Army Academy, Navy U23 and Combined Services.

Players interested in joining the Academy U18 squad are invited to contact Academy Director John Lacey to discuss 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 announces new School partnership

Ealing Trailfinders Academy are extremely proud to announce a new partnership with Ealing Fields School. The school will be the location for a new Ealing Trailfinders Satellite Club. The Academy will provide specialist coaching to […]

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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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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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Academy Coaches go back to school

Its going to be a busy 2017/18 season for three of our Academy coaches as they look to improve their coaching skills and practice by studying for the next stages of their development. Academy skills […]

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England U18 cap awaits Academy winger

We are extremely proud to announce that Academy U18 winger Reon Joseph has been selected to represent England Counties in their upcoming away fixture against Ireland. The England Counties age group programme forms part of […]

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