Dorset & Wilts Rugby

Dorset and Wilts Under 20s XV

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Thanks for visiting the Under 20s page.

Fixtures and results for the U20s XV in the National Championship ( Shield Pool 4 )

can be found here and on the official RFU site

The mission for the DW U20s squad in the 2015-16 season is as follows:

' To progress through to the knockout stage of the RFU U20 Shield and to identity and supply at least one player from the front five, middle five and back five groupings capable of contending for a playing or training spot in the DW senior XV at the end of the season'.

Under 20’s coaching team

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Ali Lund - Lead Coach

Ali is Head of the PE & Health Faculty at Devizes School, Wiltshire and the assistant coach at Trowbridge RFC. Predominately a fly half during his playing career which included representing Bath Rugby, UWIC, Glamorgan Wanderers, Trowbridge RFC & Kaierau RFC (New Zealand).

As a coach he is keen to promote players to think and be open to different ways to overcome the challenges that rugby provides.          

Contact: ali_lund@hotmail.com

Chris Budgen-Assistant Coach

Richard Rees-Assistant Coach 

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Holly Taylor - Sports Therapist

Hollie completed her BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy in 2008 at London Metropolitan University and has also completed an MSc in Sport and Exercise Medicine at University of Nottingham in 2014. Hollie has many years of experience, working mostly in rugby. She currently works for Chippenham RFC first team, Royal Wootton Bassett RFC youth side and is a registered first aid tutor.

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Clare Avenell - Personal Trainer

Clare graduated from the University of Worcester in 2012 and currently works Corsham RFC & Bath Academy. Clare qualified as a personal trainer and sports massage therapist 9 years ago and has gained invaluable experience working in gyms with a variety of people, she also teaches a variety of fitness classes.

Team Contacts

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Manager Mike Sams 07967 136352 samsie@talktalk.net
Head Coach Ali Lund 07809 441222 ali_lund@hotmail.com
Assistant Coach Chris Budgen
Assistant Coach Richard Rees
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Click here for a calendar showing all up and coming fixtures and events for the U20s