Venue change and team news for Devon Under-16s' games with Somerset

05 Jan 2018 00:48 | Devon RFU

THE venue for Sunday’s Devon Schools’ under-16 matches against Somerset has been changed.

The games were originally due to take place at Walcot, but will now be played on the artificial surface at Hornets RFC.

The B team match will kick-off at 4.30pm, with the A game starting at 6pm.

The Devon sides are as follows:-

Devon A Team (Sunday, January 7, kick-off 6pm - meet no later than 4.30pm)

15 Henry Varndell-Dawes

14 Connor Bracher

13 Tom Putt

12 Will Cunningham

11 Ben Dawson

10 Harvey Causer

9 Riley Hutchinson

1 Ben Sloman

2 George Thompson

3 Devlin Welch

4 Harry Sprague

5 Matt Bond

6 Liam Mills

7 Cole Pengelly

8 Alex Rowe


16 Alex Morton

17 Herbie Owen

18 Finlay McClenaghan

19 Greg Wilce

20 Cameron Dennis

21 Jake Davey

22 Tobin Barker

Devon B Team  (Sunday, January 7, kick-off 4.30pm – meet no later than 3.45pm in kit ready to warm up at 4pm)

15 Brandon Bonser

14 Owen Tidball

13 Henry Spencer

12 Callum Preece

11 Josh Drew

10 Will Birch

9 Will Oxland

1 Jacob Brooks

2 Callum Yeandle

3 Will Murden

4 Ollie Davies

5 Will Greenwood

6 Jason Farrant

7 Felix Banbury

8 Max Davies


16 Harry Scott

17 Ryan Woods

18 Jack Bull

19 Alfie Raynor

20 Gareth Roebuck

21 Jason Capaldi

22 Brendan Cherry

23 Harry Edwards

The full address of the venue is: Hornets RFC, Hutton Moor Road, Weston-Super-Mare, BS22 8LY. (Website link is There is ample parking and the clubhouse will be open for hot drinks etc.

There will be food provided for the players after the completion of each match. Captains will present their opposite number with county ties.

Presentation of Devon county ties to the Devon players may be postponed until a home fixture.

The games will be played on a 3G pitch. All players must ensure that only clean boots with studs that comply with World Rugby Regulation 12 are used on the surface. Astro trainers, flat-soled trainers and blades are NOT PERMITTED on the surface. There are also rules for spectators, that can be found HERE. 

Post-match dress code for the Devon players is smart casual

If any player or parent has any questions, they should Devon U16 manager Tim Swainson.