Games Night training resumed at Yarnbury on Thursday night with 40 players in attendance. This continues every week on the AGP until July on a Thursday, 7.15 start.
The Management Team for the new season has taken further shape with former Leeds and Yarnbury no8 Mark Cooper joining the coaching team. Mark brings a wealth of experience from his playing days as well as coach of two Yarnbury Junior teams which he has brought through to Seniors.
Head Coach, Steve Lee said, “I’m really pleased Mark has agreed to come on board and help develop our players, many of whom he has worked with before. With Adam Pike’s front row experience and knowledge to add to Mark’s back 5 expertise our forwards will be well prepared for next season. James Endersby will be a player coach, and James White and Steve Riley will be working with myself to further develop our back play as we plan to upskill all our players.”
Cam Newby has taken over as Second XV Captain after doing an excellent job deputising in the second half of last season.
Steve Fletcher is the new Deputy Chairman of Rugby to assist Dave Newby and senior player Mark Burrows will deputise as Captain for the 2’s and 3’s when required.