Young rising stars from Worcester Warriors Academy will be taking part in the National Academies Under-15 tournament at Broadstreet RFC in Coventry on Sunday (May 3).
Warriors will be sending a 22-player squad for the North and Midlands festival that will see Worcester take on Leeds Carnegie, Sale Sharks, Newcastle Falcons, Northampton Saints and Leicester Tigers.
Young rugby players from Worcestershire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Greater Birmingham and Warwickshire have been selected in the Warriors squad. All are products of the EPDG system run at Warriors.
The tournament at Coventry will form the selection process for the Under-15 National Academies development camp that will be held at Loughborough this summer. The camp will see the top 25 players chosen to represent England at Under-16 level.
The 12-a-side competition will run under seven-a-side laws with an emphasis on fast and open rugby.
Warriors next generation of stars will be in action from 1.30pm on the day until 4pm.
Broadstreet RFC is located on Rugby Road, Binley Woods, Coventry, CV3 2AY.
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