Academy head coach James Ponton has announced his squad for the Under-18 League clash with Gloucester at Middlesbrough RFC on Saturday (2pm kick-off).
Last year the teams played out an entertaining 23-23 draw at Hartpury College and when they met this summer in a pre-season academy festival the score was tied at 10-10. Entry is free of charge for anyone wanting to come and watch the game:
1 Aston Whitlow (Alnwick RFC, Gosforth Academy, Northumberland) 2 Ben Wilkinson Percy Park RFC, Gosforth Academy, Northumberland) 3 Mark Forster (Carlisle RFC, Austin Friars School, Cumbria) 4 George Hedgley (Wharfedale RFC, Giggleswick School, Yorkshire) 5 Theo Nwosu-Hope (Tynedale RFC, QE Hexham, Northumberland) 6 Callum Chick (Ponteland RFC, Gosforth Academy, Northumberland) 7 Anthony Makepeace (Northern RFC, RGS Newcastle, Northumberland) 8 Dan Leech (Durham School, Durham) 9 Dan Taylor (Westoe RFC, Durham School, Durham) 10 Brett Connon (Carlisle RFC, Austin Friars School, Cumbria) 11 Luke Davison (Carlisle RFC, West Lakes College, Cumbria) 12 Luke Wilson (Billingham RFC, Hartlepool 6th Form College, Durham) 13 James Cooney (Blaydon RFC, Gosforth Academy, Durham) 14 Dan Marshall (Ponteland RFC, Gosforth Academy, Northumberland) 15 Callum Burn (Alnwick RFC, Kirkley Hall, Northumberland)
16 Tom Lawson (Darlington Mowden Park RFC, Yarm School, Durham) 17 Callum Sheldon (Kirby Lonsdale RFC, QE Kirby Lonsdale, Cumbria) 18 James Orritt (Blaydon RFC, Sedbergh School, Northumberland) 19 Aidan Coulthard (Egremont RFC, West Lakes College, Cumbria) 20 Jon Coser (Barnard Castle School, Durham) 21 Richard Addison (Penrith RFC, Sedbergh School, Cumbria) 22 Adam Redman (Sunderland RFC, Durham School, Durham) 23 Dan Osborn (Middlesbrough RFC, Gosforth Academy, Durham)