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Welcome to the u10's squad
The Panthers and Pumas

    1. Home
    2. Introduction
    3. Fixtures/Results
      1. u10s 2016-17
      2. u9s 2015-16
      3. u8s 2014-15
      4. u7s 2013-14
    4. Previous Seasons
    5. Honours
    6. Teams

Under 10's Information

Welcome to the under 10's page. This age group is for children in the school year 5 age group starting on 1st September, i.e. children aged 9 at the 1st of September 2016.

The coaches for this age group are
Mark Warrender Tel M 07713 161 820
or e-mail markwarrender@yahoo.co.uk

When do the squad train
The squad train from September to April on a Sunday Morning 10am - 11am

When do the squad play matches
During the playing season September - April matches are on Sunday Mornings 11am - Noon.

How do I join
New players boys or girls are always welcome to join during the season. If you are interested in playing mini tag rugby come down to Copley on any training session or match day.
or contact Dave Butler via e-mail davebutler@orrufc.co.uk
or telephone 01422 371672

Under 10's Latest News - 1st August

There are a few roles we would like parents to help with and take some of the workload off the coaches.

Assistant coaches
If there are any parents who would like to help Mark with the coaching please contact him. We will arrange courses you can attend and develop your coaching skills.

Match reporters
We also would like a parent or parents to help with writing match reports for the website and the local newspaper. We just require the result, who scored tries, the playing squad, and a few words on the game with any man of match winners etc

Team manager
We require a team manager to welcome new players and complete a membership form. If they enjoy the 2-3 week free taster sessions ensure they become RFU registered and create a player ID card to allow them to play competitive games and collect their membership subs.

Review of 2015 - 16 Season - The Under 9's

This season the RFU introduced new rules for the under 8s which involved an increase in the team size from 4 to 6 a side and playing on larger pitches. The concept was to give each player more playing time with the ball and make the game simple with very few rules. Well it seemed to work the squad scored plenty of tries and most weeks we fielded 2 teams the Panthers and Pumas.

After a slow start to the season the squad started to gain confidence as they approached the Christmas break. After Christmas the momentum was still there and the victories against most clubs was the squads reward. The highlight of the season was the Huddersfield festival the squad winning the trophy.

Under 9's playing record
P 24, Won 17, Lost 6, D 1, F 193, A 136
Leading try scorer was Archie Sykes 78 tries followed by Harvey Ambler 19 tries and Haden Stansfield 18 tries.

The Under 9's Awards
Alfie Cox-Kelly won the most improved player award.
Hayden Stansfield won the coaches award.
Archie Sykes won the player of the year trophy.

The Under 9's Honours
Huddersfield Festival runners up

Click here for under 9'sFixtures and Results

Under 9's Squad: Harvey Ambler, Cameron Barnes, JimBob Brooks, James Dunhill, Seth Gee,
Charlie Harris, Henry Hirst, Archie Lapsley, Toby Moore, Flynn Moody, Hayden Stansfield, Archie Sykes,
Dawson Walsh, Isaac Warrender, Mylo Whiteoak, Tristan Woodhouse

2016 - 17 Season - The Under 10's

We are always looking for new players to join and boost the squad numbers to be able to run several teams so everyone gets a game. During training sessions the squad is often split into 2 groups, the experienced players and the new player development squad. This allows the new players to learn the basic skills at their own pace and when up to speed can transfer to the experienced player squad.

So if you are an experienced player or new to the game just come down on a Sunday morning 10am - Noon September to April for some free taster sessions before deciding to join. We are based in Copley and please check the under 7s fixture list to see when they are training or have home games some weeks they play away games at other clubs.

Under 10s activities/skill development

The under 10s play 8 a side midi contact rugby on a 60x35m pitch. On match day Sundays the squad meet at 10am and train/warm up till 11am when the matches start. Some Sundays are dedicated to training/player development, these are on average one Sunday per month (see fixtures on the menu bar). For more information on the under 12s activities/development click on the link below.
Under 10s development
Under 10s rules of play

Leisure and Playing Kit

If you require any kit please visit our online Club shop page. You can view items for sale and place an order. If your items are in stock they will be available to collect on the Sunday. If not in stock we will e-mail you with a delivery time.
View and order items from the Club Shop

Interested in Sponsoring the Minis

Anyone interested in sponsoring the Minis please contact any of the coaches or people below. The amount can be as little as £5 upwards. The money goes into a pot to buy equipment such as balls, tag belts, tackle shields, training shirts, coaching tops, marker cones and poles. The list is endless there is always new equipment to buy or replace worn out equipment.

Please contact Dave Butler via e-mail davebutler@orrufc.co.uk
or phone 01422 371672

The under 10s are Sponsored by

Northern Powerhouse Developments

Northern Powerhouse Developments Limited,
Unit D2,
Elland Riorges Link,
Lowfields Business Park,
HX5 9DG.

The Clubhouse, Copley
Halifax West Yorkshire
Telephone  01422 353919
e-mail  rugby@orrufc.co.uk
Colours Maroon, White, Black
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