London Skolars are delighted to announce a partnership with Fusion Lifestyle which will see both organisations join forces to deliver Sporting Activity Camps during the School Holidays for young people within the area.
This Easter will see the first in a series of Holiday Activity Camps delivered by Fusion and its partners, during the Easter break with a range of indoor and outdoor activities to stem the holiday boredom in a fun, safe and social environment.
Young people who sign up to the week-long programme, will be able to experience the fantastic facilities that New River has to offer and benefit from superb coaching and leadership from Fusion’s network of experienced coaches, including members of London Skolars Community Team.
There is a wide variety of sports on offer, ranging from Rugby & Football, to Tennis, Athletics, Dance and Rhythmic Gymnastics and children will get to try all these across the course of the week.
Speaking of the partnership Community Development Manager Matt Cuss said ‘we are very excited to join forces with Fusion Lifestyle and New River Sport to provide a fantastic option across the School holidays for our young people. The partnership will allow us to share resources, use the outstanding facilities that Fusion have access to here at New River Sport & Fitness and offer an Activity option for the School holiday’s that is superb value for money for families in Haringey and its surrounding boroughs.’
Yamila Rodriguez from Fusion Lifestyle was equally as enthusiastic about the partnership ‘we are really excited to launch our Activity Camps at New River for 2017, we have fantastic facilities here and are delighted to offer young people in the community the chance to benefit from these facilities across the school holidays. Having clubs like London Skolars involved is a real bonus, we are well aware of the fantastic work they do in the Community and they have some great links into local schools and young people in the borough that we hope to engage with during the Activity Camp programmes.’
The information for the Camps is listed below :
Holiday Activity Camps
Monday April 3rd to Friday April 7th 2017
9am until 4pm every day
£15 per day with a healthy lunch provided for an extra £4
Booking is available by emailing the link below, with discounted rates available if the booking is for the whole week.
It was a positive start for our U14’s & U16’s as London Junior League got underway this weekend.
This Saturday saw the first fixture of the 2017 London Junior League Season. After a very active Pre-Season which has seen a number of players taking part in regular activity across the Winter months, it was a welcome sight to see the post pad’s and flags laid out on Perth Road in preparation for some Rugby League.
Our U14’s had the pleasure of hosting Invicta Panthers at home, and were under no illusions how tough the challenge would be from a notoriously strong club. There were plenty of new faces for this year’s U14’s but the beauty of such a long pre-season has meant that they have gelled together already and so were able to compete for long periods with the boys from Invicta, albeit losing their way in the final 10 minutes or so as the game finished 40 points to 22 in favour of the Panthers.
U14’s Head Coach Paul Quill was extremely pleased with his young charges and spoke highly of the way in which they approached the game, with games coming thick and fast he will be looking for another positive performance this weekend as they welcome Sussex Merlins.
Meanwhile our U16’s age group led by First Team player Dion Chapman travelled to Brentwood for an extremely tough start against the Eels. The Eels are one of the most consistent teams in the London Junior League and boasted a roster of 27 players to pick from, so the Skolars were in for a tough morning of Rugby League.
However the U16’s rose to the challenge, bolstered by London Broncos Scholarship player Dylan Jimni and with captain Fraser Piercy-Farley leading the charge they raced into a 20-0 lead at half-time. A smart and enthusiastic half, left Brentwood with far too much to do in the second 30 minutes and even though they mounted a spirited come-back, to make the final 5 minutes nervy for the Skolars boys, it was too big a mountain to climb and the boys from North London secured a fantastic 30-24 victory.
This weekend see’s the U14’s welcome Sussex Merlins to Perth Road with a 10.30am kick off scheduled, before the U16’s get the prime slot on the Stadium Pitch as they welcome 9’s Champions North Herts Crusaders with a kick off scheduled for 12pm.
Skolars are delighted to announce the re-signing of Sam Druce.
Druce who is an experienced member of the squad has been playing for his university side Leeds Beckett, and was recently called up for the England Students squad.
Jermaine Coleman, Skolars’ head coach said: “Sam has plenty of experience with the team, and is joining us after a successful season at Leeds Beckett University. H eis adding much needed depth at hooker. Sam is a solid defender and has a good turn of pace around the middle.
Jac Davies, Skolars’ General Manager added “Sam represents that Skolars tradition, a University student who is doing well. We’re excited to see him back in Skolars colours.”
London Skolars are delighted to welcome two new additions to the Skolars squad.
Skolars are bolstering their squad with the loan signings of Keenen Tomlinson and Brandon Pickersgill from Bradford Bulls.
Jac Davies, Skolars’ General Manager said: “we’re delighted to add Brandon and Keenen to the squad, we are keen to attract and develop young talent. We are suffering with several injuries at present and Jermaine has done a cracking job in being able to attract these players to the club.”
Jermaine Coleman continued: “Brandon is an exciting halfback or fullback and will bring in some much needed cover to the group. He has a good kicking game and excellent support and running abilities which will make him a great addition to the squad. Keenen is another exciting young utility player. He’s a great athlete with a great skillset. He’s a Jamaican international and featured in both winter tests against Ireland and Wales.”
Skolars head to Swinton Lions this weekend in the Challenge Cup. Tickets are available for Skolars’ next home match here.