Pre-Season and new arrivals
After 6 weeks of pre-season training Richmond FC Director of Rugby has announced a 38 man squad to attend a 3 day training camp based at Brighton University. The squad will be led by 1st XV Captain Will Warden - (Pictured above at preseason training).
Hill commented; “The players have put in a huge amount of work already and competition for places at Brighton has been fierce. We will be getting through a large amount of work over the 3 days and this process ensures all returning and new players have a clear understanding of how we are to play. The new faces in the squad have certainly added to our depth of talent and I look forward to seeing how they respond to the challenges of the weekend and our pre-season fixtures”.
The new arrivals include:
Prop Seb Adeniran-Olule (Dual Registration - Harlequins and England U20’s) & Stefan North (Blackheath)
Hooker Ross Grimstone (Dorking formerly London Scottish)
Lock Rob Verbakel (Northampton Saints)
Back Row Alex Waddingham (Chinnor), Jack Allcock (DMP), Jamie Bache (Saracens) & Malcolm Peacock (Currie)
Scrum Half Sam Stuart (Harlequins)
Fly Half Rory Lynn (Nottingham) & Chris Reakes (Hull Ionians)
Centre Ronnie McLean (Ealing and US Eagles) & Cameron Mitchell (DMP and England Counties)
Wing Henry Cheeseman ( Dual Registration - Harlequins) & Charles Broughton (Rosslyn Park)