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.

RAF game cancelled

Unfortunately due to circumstances outside our control, Sunday’s game against the Royal Air Force Development XV has been called off. Hits a huge disappointment for the boys, but focus now turns to our next game […]

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Academy further enhance fixture list

The Academy are very excited to announce that we have further improved our fixture list for this season by adding London Irish AASE to our playing programme. Academy Director John Lacey said “We are really […]

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Academy kicks off preseason programme

The Academy kicks off its preseason playing programme on Friday night at Vallis Way. Ruislip RFC will be our opposition under the lights in what should be an tough start for the boys. Playing in […]

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Academy looking to add to coaching team

The Academy are looking to recruit new volunteer coaches to help drive the development of players within our Emerging Player Group, Academy U18 and Senior Academy. Academy Director John Lacey said “This season has seen […]

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Academy launches returning students project

Ealing Trailfinders Academy are excited to announce the launch of a returning students project for next season. With the aim of increasing player retention and engagement among ex Academy members, the project will look to […]

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