With excitement building ahead of the first ever Ospreys Open Day at Llandarcy this Saturday, fans young and old are securing their places in the special rugby sessions taking place throughout the day, with three sessions already confirmed as full on Monday.
It’s the first time that the Ospreys have ever run such an event and as you’d expect the response from supporters already shows that it’s going to be a day to remember as they take the opportunity to get a unique close up look at day-to-day life at Llandarcy and see what goes in behind the scenes in areas that are normally out of bounds to all but the team.
The sessions already fully booked up are the opening 9.00am kicking tutorial, the 9.45am passing tutorial, and the 10.30am skills games. Plenty of spaces remain available on all the other sessions and supporters are being encouraged to book early to avoid any disappointment.
The full schedule for the event, which gets underway at 9.00am, is as follows:
9.00 – 9.30am: Kicking Tutorial for 8-14yrsFULL
9.00 – 9.30am: Skills Games for 8-14yrs
9.30 – 10.30am: Crossfit/Gym Exhibition
9.30 – 10.00am: Tag Rugby for 5-7yrs
9.45 – 10.15am: Passing Tutorial for 8-14yrs FULL
10.15 – 10.45am: Hookers Throwing Tutorial for 8-14yrs
10.30 – 11.15am: Skills games for 8-14yrs FULL
10.30 – 11.15am: Tag Rugby for 5-7 yrs
10.30 – 11.15am: Physiotherapy & Strapping Tutorial
11.00 – 11.30am: Crossfit/Gym Exhibition
11.30am – 12.30pm: OSPREYS FIRST TEAM PUBLIC TRAINING SESSION
12.30 – 1.00pm: Kicking Tutorial for 8-14yrs
12.45 – 1.15pm: Hookers Throwing Tutorial for 8-14yrs
12.45 – 1.15pm: Tag Rugby for 5-7 years
12.45 – 1.30pm: Weights Tutorial (14+)
12.45 – 1.45pm: Coaches Q&A
1.00 – 1.30pm: Passing Tutorial for 8-14 yrs
1.00 – 1.45pm: Physiotherapy and Strapping Tutorial
1.15 – 1.45pm: Skills Games for 8-14yrs
1.15 – 1.45pm: Tag Rugby for 5-7yrs
To register for any of these sessions please email firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible, stating the full name and age of the participant, and clearly identify the time slots and sessions you wish to register for.
As well as all the rugby fun, there will also be entertainment provided by The Wave, official radio station of the Ospreys, with popular presenter Phil Hoyles broadcasting his regular Saturday morning Welsh Chart Show live from Llandarcy, giving away goodies and special prizes from 10am.
The Ospreys Supporters Club will also be in attendance, signing up new members before the first home game of the season, the match against Bath at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday 18th August, and our primary sponsors RWE npower renewables will also be on site allowing you to find out more about their work in the local community. There will be refreshments available from the Sports Café on-site, ensuring energy levels remain topped up throughout the day, which runs from 9am-2pm.