Jul 20, 2019

u/18 Academy Week 4 Preview


Only three unbeaten sides remain with Leicester Tigers u/18 the only unbeaten team in the Northern Conference with  Harlequins and Gloucester Rugby in an arm wrestle this weekend to defend their unbeaten record in the Southern Conference.

Northern Conference

12/01/2019 Leicester Tigers U18 Sale Sharks U18 

The top of the log and unbeaten Leicester Tiger is facing a Sale Sharks team who had a bye last weekend and is number 2 on the log win one win from two. Do not see the Tigers struggling in this win and should remain unbeaten.

12/01/2019 Northampton Saints U18 Newcastle Falcons U18

Both sides having 5 log points after a loss from two starts will make for an exciting fixture. Both sides tasted victory for the first time last weekend and will be looking to continue the good form.

12/01/2019 Yorkshire Carnegie U18 Wasps U18 

Both teams won only one of their last 3 games with Yorkshire earning two losing bonus points to lead Wasps on the log. Both sides lost during the last round.

Worcester Warriors has a bye this weekend.

Southern Conference

12/01/2019 Gloucester Rugby U18 Harlequins U18

Top of the log fixture with both teams unbeaten at this early stage of this competition. Gloucester coming off a very close win against Bath (23-22) while Harlequins had an easy victory against Saracens (26-12)

12/01/2019 Bath U18 Bristol U18

Bath who had a close (22-23) loss against Gloucester last weekend should not have any problems to beat a struggling Bristol side who have not won one game since the start of this competition.

13/01/2019 Saracens U18 London Irish U18

London Irish who had a bye last weekend should add to the miseries of Saracens who will be looking for their first win from three matches.

Exeter Chiefs has a bye this weekend.

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