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.

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 […]


Scholars game cancelled

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Academy get season off to a flier

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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]