Welcome to the U8 Boys and Girls team! All players eligible for this age group should have been born in 2013 for the 2020/21 season.
The U8 team is led by parent Robin Harris who both do the administration, communication and coaching! Click on the coaches bio’s below to find out more about Robin and how to contact him with any questions about the U8 program.
The U8 team trains from September 2020 to April 2021 for the 2020/21 season. Currently they typically train every Sunday morning from 10:45am – 12:00pm at Aberdeen Sports Ground unless there is a Minis Rugby Festival or it is a key holiday period. However, due to COVID-19 this schedule may be subject to change so please check with Robin or the Valley Fort App for the latest details!
Robin and his wife Alex have two children at Valley Fort. Freddie who plays in the U8 team and his sister, Ella, who is in U5's this year! Robin is responsible for the strategy and management of the Asian operations of Capricorn Capital, specifically its Private Equity activities. Previously he was head of the Private Capital Markets business of Macquarie Capital in Hong Kong and is a CFA Charterholder. Robin is also a member of the Valley Fort Executive Committee.