Nottingham Rugby will welcome more than 200 young players from local clubs as part of their community work for their Greene King IPA Championship match against Richmond on Sunday.

Neil Fowkes’ team are looking for a win after their loss to bottom of the league Hartpury on Friday 8 March and with a bumper crowd expected at The Bay, Sunday will be seen as a great opportunity to find their form.

Speaking ahead of the game, Head Coach Neil Fowkes said: “The lads can’t wait to get out in front of a packed Lady Bay and I am looking forward to seeing a response after the defeat to Hartpury.

“It’s fantastic that the club has engaged with local teams and I hope the game is a brilliant experience for the young players who come along.”

Full team to face Richmond on Sunday 24 March:

15. Sean Scanlon
14. Jack Spittle
13. Luke Peters
12. Gearoid Lyons
11. Billy Robinson
10. Shane O’Leary
9. Murray McConnell
1. Jamie Jack
2. Luke Cole
3. Oisin Heffernan
4. Tom Holmes (C)
5. Llewelyn Jones
6. Shane Buckley
7. Will Owen
8. Jordan Coghlan


16. Ben Brownlie
17. Aniseko Sio
18. Billy Walker
19. Seb Cecil
20. George Cox
21. Darryl Veenendaal
22. Alex Crocker

Tickets for the game can be purchased via the club’s ticketing website at here.