Youth Intro






The Berkshire County RFU Youth Chairman, Howard Thomas, is responsible for county strategy & budget control across these projects. He works with Maria Jaffray who is County Youth (CB) Rugby Manager and Clive Field who is the County Club Rugby Manager, Steve Cullen, County Competitions Administrator and Richard Pryor who is the Head of Berkshire Schools Rugby.

His responsibilities include liaising with Patrick O'Grady, Academy Manager London Irish Academy, Dan Whiteman, the RFU Player Development Manager, the Berkshire RDO, and our Women & Girls Forum led by Malcolm Darvell. The role also includes working with other counties regarding fixtures and the SWU18s Groups.

He is supported by a dedicated team of coaches, administrators and physiotherapists whose names and contact details can be found in the relevant parts of this website.

Players and Parents have requested further information on the explanation behind the Assessment scores:




Updated 5th November 2018

Berkshire RFU


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