We are holding Hampshire Elite Player Training (HEPT – was known as Hampshire DPP)Trials 

from 1830 hrs until about 2000hrs at HMS Temeraire Portsmouth.


for U13s  on Monday September 4th 2017 Form click here


for U14s  on Tuesday September 5th 2017 Form click here


for U15s on Wednesday September 6th 2017 Form click here


To clarify;- it is for the rising age groups next season
i.e. the U13s U14s and U15s in situ in September 2017


Clubs and Schools should only nominate up to a max of 5 candidates for each age group,

unless they have prior agreement with the Rugby Director.


In recent years the number of player trialling has meant that the Assessors had an impossible job to see all the candidates - its hoped this will mean the top individuals can be seen properly.


Schools should only nominate from non Club players please.


All Nominees from Clubs or Schools MUST preregister at the

Latest by 7th July  2017


by email to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Registration Word document attached, please email to above address.


Once Preregistered the candidates will NOT hear anything else

 ... UNLESS the venue or times change

and are just to turn up at the above location.


Current HEPT players do NOT need to re register for trial.


Candidates attending who are not preregistered will not be able to join in September but will be permitted to retrial in January 2018


Trialists will be assessed in these areas:


Show Mental Toughness: Work rate, Confidence and Coach-ability.

Physical Attributes: Strength, Agility, Speed, Balance and Coordination.

Game Understanding: Spatial awareness, Decision Making, Vision, Evasion, and Creativity.

Game Play: Timing of the pass, Accuracy of the pass, Appropriate pass, Receiving the pass and length of pass.

Athletes from other sports should be considered in your nominations.

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