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Wasps link up with Henley College

Wasps Academy have announced that Henley College Coventry is an official College partner.

The partnership will offer a bespoke educational programme, which provides learners with a platform to prepare them for a professional rugby career through the guidance of Henley College Coventry, an RFU Accredited College and Wasps Academy.

Based at Henley College Coventry, the rugby programme offers the perfect environment for talented rugby players to combine the highest level of competition with a continued education. Learners will have the opportunity to compete at the very highest level of college sport whilst completing their studies including weekly fixtures in the AoC Sports Premier League, and an International tournament: Portugal International U19s Youth Festival in Lisbon.

It provides an educational and player pathway for talented rugby players to progress to Wasps Academy and even potentially the Wasps first team.

Head of Rugby at Henley College Coventry Pete Glackin, is delighted to form a partnership with Wasps Academy:

“Henley College Coventry are proud to establish an educational partnership with Wasps Academy. The college has developed a strong foundation within its rugby union programme over the years and becoming an official college partner with Wasps Academy is an exciting opportunity to further develop rugby union players for the future within the City of Coventry. We are delighted to be working with Wasps Academy and look forward to the journey ahead”.

Places on the programme will be offered based on prior experience and learner’s rugby CV. Academically, applicants to Henley College Coventry will be required to meet certain criteria depending on the course you’re applying for.

For more information regarding the programme, please visit www.henley-cov.ac.uk or email the Head of Rugby Pete Glackin, at pglackin@henley-cov.ac.uk

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