Welcome to the U16 Girls team! All players eligible for this age group should have been born in either 2004 or 2005.
The U16 Girls team is a combined U15/U16 Girls age group managed and led by one of our parents, Nathan Zibilich. The core rugby coaching and skill development is run by our Valley SocGen RFC ‘Pro’ coach, Bella Milo. They both also run the U14 Girls team. Click on the coach bio’s below to find out more about Nathan and Bella!
The U16 Girls team trains from September 2019 to April 2020 for the 2019/20 season. They predominantly train every Thursday evening and Sunday morning at Happy Valley Recreation Ground #6 unless there is a match / tournament or it is a key holiday period. You can find the detailed training and match / tournament schedules below but always check the Valley Fort App with the latest from your coaches.
Bella is originally from New Zealand and currently plays Fly Half for SocGen Valley RFC Women's team. She is a hugely experienced rugby player having played for Samoa at both Sevens and XV's, is an Auckland Maurist and is the current Hong Kong Women's Skills & Conditioning and Backs Coach. Bella is a Level 1 and 2 IRB Skills and Conditioning Coach as well as having her IRB Level 2 coaching qualifications.
Nathan joins the Valley Fort Girls Colts after coaching, managing and cheering on the VF Girls Minis and his daughter Vera since 2015. He has been active in the Valley Fort program helping lead the team overseas in Singapore for the All Girls Tournament.