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Leicester Tigers Announce FREE Rugby Camps for Girls

ballsThe Leicester Tigers have announced that they will be offering FREE rugby camps for year 9 and 10 girls (U15 girls).

The FREE camps will be 2 days long and will be held at Market Harborough RUFC and Melton Mowbray RFC during the February half term.


The camps are for players in school years 9 and 10 and are run in conjunction with Premiership Rugby and the Quality and Human Rights Commission.

Market Harborough RFC will host the first 2-day camp on February 16 and 17 and the Melton Mowbray RFC camp will follow on February 19 and 20.

The camps will be run by our top community coaches who are all RFU level 2 qualified, first aid trained and CRB/DBS cleared. Each day will run from 9.30am to 3pm and will cover the four core skills: catch and pass, tackle, breakdown and game-sense.

Participants will receive a FREE ticket to Tigers’ Aviva Premiership clash with Sale Sharks on Friday, February 27.

There appears to be a good reception to these camps on social media already.

If you are interested in taking part in either of these camps or both camps, simply call the Community team on 0116 217 1328.

Other Camps

The Tigers are also offering:

– a girls Masterclass in May which will be for U13s-U18;
– tag Rugby Camps for U7s and U8s boys and girls;
– contact Rugby Camps for girls aged U9s-U12s; and
– three-day Tigers Rugby Camp at Ashby RFC from February 16-18 for girls and boys under-nines to under-14s.

Tigers Rugby Camps are open to players of all abilities, who will receive rugby tips from coaches with a wealth of experience at the highest levels of the sport, including former Tigers and England hooker George Chuter and ex-All Black Craig Newby taking on roles alongside the likes of Glen Gelderbloom, Ian ‘Dosser’ Smith and Troy Thacker.

More Information

More information can be found here: and here: or you can call 0116 319 8888 to speak to someone directly.

About Ellaine

Ellaine is the founder of FRN and author of "Mini and Youth Rugby: Complete Guide for Coaches and Parents" (published October 2015). She has been playing rugby union for over 10 years in the UK and the US for teams including Oxford University Blues, London Wasps, Henley, NOVA, and GWU. She has recently developed a love for rugby 7s and has played on several international rugby 7s teams. She also enjoys playing touch rugby and regularly plays for the FRN Mixed Touch Rugby team. She is passionate about helping others develop a love for rugby. View all posts by Ellaine

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