ENGLAND RUGBY U16 South West 2012-13 fixtures

rfu official logo, courtesy & copyright RFUThe selection process for this season’s England Under 16 rugby team is about to start.

The first inter county matches take place on Sunday October 14, kicking off in the South West with the cross-Tamar clash of Devon v Cornwall in the east of the host county at Bicton College, East Budleigh.

Training camps and trials follow across the four divisions – South West, North, Midlands and London & SE - in December ahead of the Development Weekend at Broadstreet from February 1-3.

There will be two matches at Broadstreet on February 3, when the South West face the North at 1100 and London & SE meet Midlands at 1300.

England Under 16 training camps follow during February for the two sides that will take part in the annual Wellington Festival at Wellington College in Berkshire from March 30 to April 5.

England Under 16s will host Italy Under 17s and play Wales Under 16s at venues and on dates in April to be confirmed.

England South West Division Under 16 fixtures

October 14 Devon v Cornwall (Bicton College)

October 21 Bristol v Cornwall, Devon v Somerset (both at Newquay Hornets RFC)

October 28 Bristol v Devon Gloucester v Somerset (tbc)

November 4 Buckinghamshire v Dorset & Wiltshire, Berkshire v Oxfordshire (both at Wellington College)

November 11 Devon v Gloucester, Cornwall v Somerset (both at Barnstaple RFC)

November 12 Berkshire v Dorset & Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire v Oxfordshire (both at Supermarine Swindon Rugby Club)

November 18 Buckinghamshire v Berkshire, Oxfordshire v Dorset & Wiltshire (both at Stowe School) Cornwall v Gloucester, Bristol v Somerset (both at Taunton School)

November 21 Bristol v Gloucester (Clifton RFC, Bristol, 1900)

December 15 South West Trial (tbc)

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