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Coaching Staff

Andy Douthwaite: Academy Manager

  • Level 3 RFU Coach
  • Luctonians 1st XV Coach

Nathan Holsgrove

  • Level 2 WRU Coach

Ben Parfitt

  • Level 2 RFU Coach

Jeremy Wheadon

  • Level 2 RFU Coach
  • Fitness Adviser

League Entries

  • Nat West National Cup
  • AoC Sport West Midlands League
  • West Midlands Regional 10s
  • Herefordshire 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

  • West Midlands Premier League champions 2016-17, 2015-16, 2014-15, 2013-14
  • Glenwood Festival, Durban, South Africa 2015
  • Nat West National Vase Quarterfinalist 2013-14
  • Hoerskool Waterkloof Rugby Festival, South Africa 2009, 2010, 2011

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