U16 and U18 7s Academy
Starting week of September 19th the Keltics U16 and U18 7s academy will launch in three locations:
Players will be asked to commit to 2 weekly gym sessions in their local hub with then centralizing for skills on a biweekly basis, depending on region.
Gym session times:
In November the best of these athletes will make up a Keltics U18 boys 7s team and a Keltics U18 girls 7s team which will travel to New York 7s competition.
Successful applications will learn many aspects of the game of rugby and will gain rugby specific strength and conditioning programs.
On the announcement, Jack Hanratty Provincial coach commented;
“The want for rugby all year round is growing in Nova Scotia, younger players want to know how to be better athletes and better rugby players.
Having a U16 program is vital to our development and now having a new hub in Antigonish is a huge positive for our province”
"This is step number one on the Rugby Canada pathway to be future Olympian"
Cost of the program is $200 which includes:
To apply for the academy please fill out the application form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date Friday September 2nd