Devon Boys - U16s



THE Devon Schools’ under-16 extended training squad has been announced for the 2017/18 following a development day/trail this week.

The management would like to thank all those who attended Tuesday’s session.

The following players have been selected to attend training in November in preparation for four county games in January and February 2018:

FORWARDS: Felix Banbury, Jack Bull, Jacob Brooks, Matt Bond, Harry Davies, Jason Farrant, Will Greenwood, Oliver Jeffrey, Ivor Matthews, Finlay McClenaghan, Liam Mills, Alex Morton, Will Murden, Herbie Owen, Rhys Parks, Alfie Raynor, Tom Robins, Lewis Smithurst, Nathan Snape, Harry Sprague, George Thompson, Devlin Welch, Ryan Woods.

BACKS: Tobin Barker, Conner Bracher, Jason Capaldi, Harvey Causer, Brendan Cherry, Will Cunningham, Jake Davey, Ben Dawson, Josh Drew, Harry Edwards, Riley Hutchinson, Bradley Mckee, Will Oxland, Gareth Roebuck, Lewis Smith, Oscar Stewart, Owen Tidball, Henry Varndell-Dawes.

This is an extended training squad and match-day squads will be selected for each of the four county games on a game by game basis.

The following players are also invited to attend the November training session:

Jake Bond, Brandon Bonser, Max Davies, Ollie Davies, Cameron Dennis, Cameron Duncan, Harry Emmett, Billy Lloyd, Tom Nuttall, Lewis Orchard, Tom Putt, Alex Rowe, Ben Sloman, Henry Spencer, Greg Wilce, Callum Yeandle.

These players were nominated/invited to attend the development day/final trial but were unavailable.

The Under-16 fixtures for the 2017/18 season are:

January 7, 2018 – Somerset (away)

January 21, 2018 – Gloucestershire (home)

February 4, 2018 – Cornwall (home)

February 18, 2018 – Dorset & Wiltshire (Away)

Venues and times to be confirmed.

If any players have any queries please email 


THE next training session for the Devon Schools’ Under-16 extended training squad will be held on the new artificial pitch at the Exeter College Hub, Exwick (EX4 2BQ) on Tuesday, 12 December 2017 from 7.30pm to 8.30pm.

There is limited parking at the Hub, but more parking is available at Flowerpot Field (EX4 1EQ), which is just a short walk on a hard surfaced path to training venue.

A matchday squad for the first game v Somerset (away) on Sunday, January 7, 2018 will be selected after the training session.

The matchday squad will be announced on the Devon RFU website.

It is intended to hold a training session for the squad to face Somerset on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - venue and times to be confirmed.  Details will be announced on the Devon RFU website.

Please contact Tim Swainson, Devon Schools’ U16 team manager, if you have any questions.