The Rowse Academy Class of 2018 Pre-Season Training Camp
’Nets Practice Session at the Desert Springs Cricket Academy
With the domestic cricket season drawing ever closer, twenty-seven (27) members of The Rowse Academy, accompanied by two (2) coaches are now back in England having completed a successful 5-day pre-season training camp between Sunday 8th and Friday 13th April at the Desert Springs Cricket Ground & Academy.
Rowse Academy Cricket Coaches Andy Rowsell and Bob Wincer accompanied the players who completed bowling, batting and fielding practice as well as strength and conditioning training sessions and competitive matches on the new cricket ground, as they stepped up their physical preparations for the upcoming 2018 season.
Rowse Academy Cricket Coach, Andy Rowsell commented:
“Another fantastic visit. Thank you for your exceptional service levels and taking care of our every need. We very much look forward to returning in 2019!”
The squad also benefited from two (2) days use of the new Cricket Ground at Desert Springs, incorporating specific practice sessions involving; throw downs, slip catch training and fielding exercises as well as match simulations.Two fixtures for the Rowse Academy representatives to compete against the Charterhouse School XI who were also at the resort for their own pre-season preparations during the same period were also played, allowing for practice to be put into play!
Rowse Academy Cricket Coach, Bob Wincer commented:
“Desert Springs is an outstanding resort with facilities to match. The new Oval is a wonderful addition to the cricket offering. Thank you for making us feel so welcome.”
Rowse Academy players said of their pre-season training experience at the Desert Springs Cricket Ground & Academy:
“This is my second time here and it just gets better and better!” Owen Tennant
“Amazing cricket facilities with excellent food, thanks so much!” Joe Harland
“Desert Springs is the perfect place for a cricket tour, the Oval is beautiful.” Luke Smith
“I loved my time here and can’t wait to come back, thank you!” Matthew Maloy
The players and coaches were accommodated in some of the privately-owned apartments normally reserved for holidays and short breaks at Desert Springs and the resort’s executive chef was on hand to cater for the special dietary requirements of individual players dining in the Crocodile Club Restaurant.