The following players have been nominated to attend trials for the County U18 Programme in addition to the current Under 17 players:
Forename Surname School Club
Wilf Smith Abbey Gate Chester
Henry McKeever Kings Chester
Joseph Horsfall Sale Grammar Sale FC
James Plested Sale Grammar Sale FC
Billy Alderson Anselmians
Sam Dolling Cheadle Hulme School Heaton Moore
Harry Mather Cheadle Hulme School Wilmslow
Cameron Browne Grange Winnington Park
Owen Travis Lymm
Christos Nikou Altrincham Boys Lymm
Toby Matthew Abbey Gate Winnington Park
William Morrillo Sir John Deanes Winnington Park
Matt Crawshaw Wilmslow Wilmslow
Harry Oliver Wilmslow Macclesfield
William Downes Wilmslow Wilmslow
Nicholas Tumelty St Ambrose Sale FC
Luke Keegan St Ambrose
Charlie Benjamin Wirral Met Caldy
Greg Jones Caldy Grammar Caldy
Jack Porteous Lymm H.S.
Adam Whitehead Lymm H.S. Lymm
Alex Galloway Lymm H.S. Warrington
Jack Stride Lymm H.S. Warrington
Rhys Lilly Lymm H.S. Lymm
Daniel Morgan St Anselms Birkenhead Park
Martin Donnelly St Anselms Birkenhead Park
Thomas Hughes Ambrose Bowdon

The trial will be held on Sunday 22nd October, further details will follow over the next few days.

The County U18 games are as per below:
Sunday 29th October
Durham Festival at Darlington Mowden Park RUFC
10.45 Durham v Northumberland 
12.30 Lancashire v Cumbria 
14.15 Yorkshire v Cheshire
Sunday 3rd December
Yorkshire Festival venue TBC
10.45 Lancashire v Yorkshire 
12.30 Northumberland v Cheshire 
14.15 Durham v Cumbria
Sunday 17th December
Stand Alone Fixture at Sedgley Park RUFC
14.00 Lancashire v Cheshire
Unfortunately the RFU have severely restricted the amount of time we have to work with Players this season as part of the Structured Season, players identified will be required to attend a training session in the week before each of the fixtures.
As we are extremely limited with time can ALL nominees please advise of their sizes for any kit that is presented IF they are successful.
Can you please email to
confirm your availability for the trial and each of the fixtures ASAP and also with the following information:
Chest size in inches
Waist size in inches
Email by 5th October please
Many thanks
Steve Bate
Cheshire U17/18 Group Manager
07810 648040