Promising teenage players from across the Crusaders region will get the chance to hone their skills and learn from top coaches and staff in the area at the Junior Knights Development Camp next month.
The camp, which is organised in conjunction with NZ Rugby, will run from July 9th – 12th at St Andrews College, with the aspiring players being educated by BNZ Crusaders and provincial union coaches and staff in areas such as physical preparation and recovery, mental skills, nutrition, on field technical and tactical aspects of play and a particular focus on holisitic well-being.
The following players from school have been selected for the 2017 Crusaders region Junior Knights Development Camp:
Sam Alsop-ten Hove
In addition to this squad, a Wider Training Group has also been selected and will be involved during the camp:
Unavailable due to injury:
A squad of 25 players will be chosen at the conclusion of the camp to travel to Wellington and play the Hurricanes U18 team on July 15 in a curtain-raiser to the Crusaders v Hurricanes Super Rugby match at Westpac Stadium. Kick-off for the curtain raiser will be 5:10pm.