At the beginning of August all clubs were written to and asked for nominations to the winter youth regional development program.
24 Clubs responded and the following number of children nominated;
By running 3 x two hour sessions per day for 9 weeks beginning on Sunday 19th October all 186 children will receive 3 weeks of coaching and assessment.
The sessions will be run by the NCU lead coaches and team managers.
In addition a number of club coaches who are members of the coaches association and have expressed interest in helping out with the sessions will be invited to attend.
Selection to the inter provincial squads will take place at the end of December with the program restarting in mid January.