Burnham rugby players picked to represent Somerset
Alfred School year eleven pupils Harry Marks and Lewis Dodge have
been picked from the District Super Six program to represent Somerset
Rugby at U16 level.
are part of the school's successful Year 11 team and play club
rugby for Burnham-On-Sea RFC's Under 16 group.
and eight other lads - Andrew Aldred, Ryan Beard, Charlie Criddle,
Chris Marsh, Adam Norman, Ben OHalloran, Aiden Osman and
Will Potter - were chosen for the Sedgemoor Buccaneers district
side where they played three games against other Somerset districts.
the games, Harry and Lewis impressed the selectors and have been
invited to further sessions ahead to the County Championships.
Paul Shepherd told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The boys will play
against Cornwall, Devon, Gloucester and Bristol over the course
of the next few weeks."
they impress during this phase they stand a chance of going on
to represent the South West U16 and potentially on to England."
eight other boys are also in with a chance of representing Somerset
in a Combination team that will be made up of boys from the Sedgemoor
Buccaneers squad and the North Somerset Vikings squad. If selected,
they will run out against a Cornwall B team in November."
10 pupil Nick Spinks has also been selected to represent the Sedgemoor
Buccaneers, but at U15 level."
will go through the same process as the older lads and could be
selected to the Somerset U15 squad who play their games in the
Top, Lewis and Harry and, above, (L-R) Adam Norman, Andrew Aldred,
Ryan Beard, Charlie Criddle, Chris Marsh, Aiden Osman, Ben O'Halloran,
Jake Harding and Will Potter