Welcome to the U5 Boys and Girls team! All players eligible for this age group should have been born in 2015.
We are very lucky to have Nick Hewson as our U5 Head Coach this season! Nick is originally from New Zealand, recently retired as Hong Kong XV’s captain and the most ever Hong Kong National team capped player. He is also the General Manager of Valley SocGen RFC . Click on Nick’s bio below to find out more about him.
The U5 team trains from September 2019 to April 2020 for the 2019/20 season. They typically train every Sunday morning at HKIS in Tai Tam unless there is a Minis Rugby Festival or it is a key holiday period. You can find the detailed training and Minis Rugby Festival schedules below but always check the Valley Fort App for the latest updates from you coach.
Nick is a forward, originally from New Zealand, and has represented Hong Kong at both 15s and Sevens, playing competitively in Hong Kong since 2005. He recently retired from his professional career having won 10 Grand Championships with SocGen Valley RFC and the most ever Hong Kong National team capped player. Nick is also the proud father of twins, Emily and Jacob, who will be a part of the U5 Valley Fort contingent this year!