Devon Schools news

Frustration for Devon schools in national competitions

HERE was frustration for two Devon schools in national competitions on Wednesday.
Blundell’s School narrowly lost 34-29 to Dulwich College in the Champions Trophy final at Saracens’ Allianz Park, while Mount Kelly missed out on reaching the semi-finals of the National Schools’ Bowl with a 31-15 defeat to Surrey side St George’s Weybridge. READ FULL STORY HERE

Under-15 girls' team finish campaign on a high

DEVON Under-15 girls finished their South West Counties’ campaign with a 100 per cent record thanks to 38-0 victory over Cornwall at Drybrook.
The win followed on from successes over Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire and meant they finished as the top side in the South West.
Impressively, the team have only conceded 12 points in all three of their matches this season. FULL MATCH REPOR AVAILABLE HERE

Devon Under-15 girls bid to finish season with 100 per cent record

DEVON Under-15 girls will attempt to finish their season with a 100 per cent record on Sunday when they play Cornwall at Drybrook.
The young Devon side have so far overcome Oxfordshire 22-0 and Gloucestershire 36-12 in their opening two South West Counties’ fixtures.
Coach Hammy Kerswill has been really pleased with how the side have played this year and he is optimistic about this weekend’s match. READ MORE HERE

New training date for Devon Schools' Under-16 squad announced

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.

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

Mixed fortunes for Devon girls' teams against Oxfordshire

THERE was mixed fortunes for Devon’s under-15 and under-18 girls’ teams in their matches against Oxfordshire at Camborne on Sunday.

The under-15 side made it two wins out of two in this year’s campaign with a 22-0 success. The under-18s, though, after beating Gloucestershire 62-12 in their last match were overcome 31-7 by a strong Oxfordshire side in Cornwall. FULL STORY HERE

Devon Under-15 girls name team to face Oxfordshire at Camborne on Sunday

EIGHT players are set to make their debuts as Devon Under-15 girls play their second match of the season against Oxfordshire at Camborne on Sunday (1pm).

Devon opened their South West Counties’ campaign with a 36-12 win over Gloucestershire at the end of last month. The Green and Whites make changes to their team for this weekend’s game, which will mean that all 30 members of their 2017/18 squad will have been involved in their first two fixtures. READ FULL STORY HERE

Devon Schools' Under-16 training dates announced

Training for the Devon Schools' extended training squad will be held on Mondays, November 13 and 27, 2017, at Exmouth.
 
All players in the Extended Training Squad are to attend the first training session on Monday, November 13, 2017.  However, the  number of players invited to the second training session on Monday, November 27, 2017 may be reduced.
 
READ FULL STORY HERE 

Devon Under-15 girls open campaign with victory over Gloucestershire

DEVON under-15 girls opened their county championship campaign with a conclusive 36-12 victory over Gloucestershire in a highly-competitive game at Banbury

READ FULL REPORT HERE

 

Devon Schools' Under-16 extended training squad announced

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

READ FULL DETAILS OF THE SQUAD HERE

 

Devon name under-15 girls' team to face Gloucestershire

THE Devon under-15 girls’ squad to face Gloucestershire on Sunday has been named.

Following trials and training, 22 players have been selected to travel to Banbury RUFC where the game will be played (kick-off 1pm).

READ FULL STORY HERE

Devon under-18 girls' team named for Gloucestershire match

DEVON under-18 girls have named their team to face Gloucestershire at Banbury on Sunday (1pm) in their opening county championship game.

READ FULL STORY HERE

 

Devon Schools' RFU have a new-look management team

DEVON Schools' RFU have a new management team for the 2017/18 season.

Find out who is on it HERE.