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Rugby Academy

What does the rugby academy offer its players?

Our rugby academy is the ideal programme if you want to train, play and study at one of the countries RFU Focus Colleges, with highly skilled and experienced coaches, and at outstanding facilities.

As an RFU Focus College, the rugby programme here at BCA is designed to develop each individual’s skills, fitness and knowledge of the game to prepare them for progression into high level sport. You will work closely with our specialist full-time coaches on a range of key areas and participate in league and cup competitions on a regular basis.

As part of our academy programme you will have exclusive access to:

  • A minimum 6 hours coaching/playing with qualified and experienced coaches
  • Excellent training facilities, including access to two rugby pitches, two conditioning gyms and Scrum Machine
  • Competitive fixtures in a variety of competitions including the AOC League and various Cup Competitions
  • Educational trips and visits which include Beach Rugby, Body Power, Premiership Rugby Masterclasses and stadium tours
  • Individual Player Development Plans
  • Support with nutrition, psychology and sports science with performance experts
  • Personalised strength and conditioning programme
  • Match analysis sessions
  • Medical support
  • Academy kit package
  • Links with County Associations and Professional Rugby Academies
  • Academy kit package
  • Community Rugby Links to provide work experience opportunities.