At U16 level it is important to start raising the standard of match play and therefore it is expected that a Down’s player will be available to play all the fixtures. It is a vital age in a player’s development as it is when a player learns how to perform under pressure and develop her court craft.
As a Downs member you are expected to be available for all matches and it is important that you take note of the Surrey U16 fixture dates. Those players who have proved their fitness levels and level of performance will also be asked to join the Surrey Senior League team. This means that it is important to take note of the Surrey League dates as well. (Please see relevant tabs above)
With regard to training for the season 2016/17 all U16’s are expected to train weekly with the Met League senior team on Thursdays at Epsom College between 7.30pm and 9.30pm. This also includes all half term dates.
This season 2017/18 The U16’s are expected to train Thursdays across the season at Epsom College, Epsom from 7.30-9.30pm.
September-7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
October 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
November 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30
December 7th, 14th
January 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
February 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd
March 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th