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Trinity delighted to announce latest Under 15’s signings

16th November 2021

Wakefield Trinity is delighted to announce the latest U15 signings to our Scholarship Programme.

Head of Youth Mark Applegarth commented: “The scholarship is the first stage of the professional pathway and the start of a player’s journey in the professional game. The scholarship is designed to enhance a player’s development alongside their community club. We have, via our Talent identification system and scouting structure, selected the following individuals onto our pathway.”

Ewan Molyneux (Stanley Rangers)

Sam Mckenzie (Stanley Rangers)

Finn Thompson (Gateshead Storm)

James Astin (Stanley Rangers)

Riley Britton (Stanley Rangers)

Noah Kershaw (Oulton Raiders)

Ethan Barnes (Birstall Victoria)

Rowan Stephenson (Shawcross Sharks)

Will Nicklin (Gateshead Storm)

George Britton (Stanley Rangers)

Jack Bailey (Emley Moor)

Oliver McCraw (Stanley Rangers)

Alfie Briggs (Stanley Rangers)

Zach Ellis (Dewsbury Moor)

Noah Crawshaw (Shaw Cross Sharks)

Scholarship Head Coach Jamie Field was delighted to welcome the new recruits.

“I’m looking forward to working with a young and exciting group of players,” said Field.

“Having had an interrupted pathway through covid it’s great to see these young men get their foot on the professional ladder.”

Rodger Lambert, Youth Director at Trinity, stated: “Joining the Wakefield Trinity Long Term Athletic, Technical & Tactical & Psychosocial Development pathway is a wonderful opportunity for any young Rugby League player, an achievement to be proud of.

“On behalf of everyone at Wakefield Trinity Rugby League Football Club, we wish you good luck as you begin your journey.

“Players will receive quality coaching, in multi-disciplined areas of Technical and Tactical, strength and conditioning, and Psychosocial developing the person, the all-round experience to be outstanding.

“It is our expectation at Wakefield Trinity that all youth players show commitment to and respect for their fellow players of all ages, for their coaches and their Club, and for both the rules and the spirit of the game.

“We as Wakefield Trinity want to produce more and better home-grown players. We want our players to be technically excellent and tactically independent decision-makers on and off the field, equipped for a successful career.

“The aim of the Wakefield Trinity youth system is to help young players maximise their potential in Rugby League, education, and life. Wakefield Trinity puts well-being and personal development of the player central to everything we do. Our aim is to develop well-rounded individuals as well as high quality players. It is important, however, that the player is motivated to make every effort to fulfil his potential and be the best you can be.”

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