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Player Development - Boys

The York RLFC Excel Player Development Programme was initially launched in early 2017 and has an aim to help every player reach their potential.

This is done through open-access training sessions, an introduction to strength and conditioning, nutrition and other lifestyle advice. Although the Boys Excel programme is open to players from Under 12’s through to Under 16’s and is delivered in blocks of coaching.


The Excel programme – which uses the same state-of-the-art York St John University sports facilities used by the Knights and Valkyries teams – forms part of the York RLFC player pathway programme and is rated as outstanding by the RFL.


The programme is free to participants, but booking is essential!

For further information, please contact our Foundation Delivery Manager Adam by email to or over the phone on 01904 670880.


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