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Quilter Kids First Champions winner – February: Henley Hawks RFC

By Pitch Hero

As a special Valentine surprise, Ugo and Nolli were joined in Oxfordshire by some very special Red Roses

England Rugby players Leanne Ridley, Rachael Burford and Abby Dow! Nolli and Rachael were especially proud to see Henley Hawks RFC win – both started their rugby careers at this great club.

Henley Hawks RFC won for creating a great rugby environment. They have a five year plan to increase the number of kids in younger age groups and to keep players, in particular girls, in the game for longer. To achieve this, they use innovative ideas and tools, such as ‘super power cards’ to make training more enjoyable – something Rachael found really important: "The reason I stayed in the game for so long was the enjoyment factor". And it was obvious the approach works: "Using the little magic cards with the little superpowers and stuff, you can see all the smiles on the boys' and girls' faces”.

To find out more about Quilter Kids First Champion, visit the England Rugby website.

Fixtures
Sat 23 Mar
h
1st XV Old Priorians
League TBC
a
Saracens Sudbury 2's
League 15:00
h
3rd XV Watton
League 15:00
Sun 24 Mar
h
Colts COLCH
Friendly 10:00
a
Under 16s WOODBRIDGE
Friendly 10:00
a
Under 14s COLCH
Friendly 10:00
h
Under 12s NEWMARK
Friendly 10:00
h
Under 11s NEWMARK
Friendly 10:00
h
Under 10s NEWMARK
Friendly 10:00
h
Under 9s Newmarket
Friendly 10:00
a
Vixens U18 CB TRAIN/FEST
Festival 13:00
a
Vixens U15 CB TRAIN/FEST
Festival 13:00
a
Vixens U13 PUP
Friendly 13:00
Sat 30 Mar
h
1st XV Sudbury
League TBC
h
League 15:00
a
3rd XV Dereham
League 15:00

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