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2017/18 Rams Academy Junior Applications Now Open

The NRL SA would like to extend an invitation to interested junior players to participate in the 2017/18 RAMS Junior Development Academy program.

The program will be coordinated by our NRL Game Development officer Mr. Kelso McEwan and will run from September 2017 to March 2018.

Academy training session will be held once a month on a Sunday morning for approximately 2 hours.

The 2017 RAMS Academy player levy will be $100 this assists with the cost to deliver programs and the academy players apparel.

The 2017 Academy program will cover the following areas of player development

1.      Player skill base development

2.      Strength and Conditioning

3.      Skill Testing

4.      Goal Setting

5.      Diet and Nutrition

6.      Sport Psychology

7.      Referee Education

8.      Drug and Alcohol Awareness

9.      Welfare, Education   Respect

10.  Social Media Awareness –


Parents will be required to complete the attached RAMS Academy player application form and return it to the NRL SA General Manager via email by the close of business Friday 5th August 2017


Application form found here:


Applications will be assessed by the NRL High Performance Committee, selected players will be issued with an Academy player commitment agreement to sign prior to the first academy training session.





Ken Kennedy

General Manager                                                                                                                                                                                                         NRL SA

M: 0467 444 007

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