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Coaching Staff

Keiram Hallam: Academy Manager

  • Level 2 RFU Coach
  • North Midlands U18 Coach

Andy Douthwaite

  • Level 3 RFU Coach
  • Luctonians Junior Rugby Development Manager 2013-18
  • ECRFU Committee Member

Pat Hill

  • Level 2 RFU Coach
  • RFU Community Coach for Herefordshire, Shropshire and Worcestershire

Ben Parfitt

  • Level 2 RFU Coach

Claire Higginson

  • Level 2 RFU Coach
  • Greyhound Ladies RFC Team Manager


League Entries

  • NatWest National Cup
  • AoC Sport West Midlands Premium League
  • West Midlands Regional Tournament
  • Herefordshire Marches 7s


  • Regional trial opportunities
  • Direct links with Luctonians RFC and Hereford RFC
  • Links with the RFU Community Coaching programme and North Midlands RFU
  • Links with the RFU for coaching/officiating awards

Recent Achievements

  • AoC Regional Championships fourth place 2018-19
  • Women's team represent West Midlands at Aoc Sport National Championships 2017-18, 2018-19
  • West Midlands Premier League champions 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17
  • Glenwood Festival, Durban, South Africa 2015, 2017


Rugby Academy players have the opportunity to gain leadership and volunteering experience within the Community Rugby Programme and help to run competitions within the primary school sector.

The Rugby Academy is currently applying for RFU Community Rugby Accredited College status.

Rugby Squad

Rugby Squad

I must be honest the level of support is better than I received at university level. What a fantastic start for these young athletes!

Philippa Tuttiett, Welsh Rugby Star and Sporting Champion

Philippa Tuttiet visits Hereford Sixth Form College

England Rugby's Playing Offer - featuring Hereford Sixth Form College