Royal Hospital School, Ipswich are now back in the UK having completed a five (5) day end of season tour comprising sixteen (16) players, three (3) teaching staff and one (1) member of coaching staff from The R66T Academy at Desert Springs ICC accredited Cricket Ground & Academy.
The team spent their time completing a specific and carefully planned programme of numerous training sessions covering technical skills, bowling and batting, and both individual and group activity. Grass net practice, took place at the Cricket Academy. Strength and conditioning work, running, speed and agility work was completed at the Cricket Ground and Gym at the Sierras Sports Club. The tour culminated with two (2) competitive T20 fixtures on the ICC Accredited Match Ground here at Desert Springs Resort.
Nick Cooper, Director of Sport at Royal Hospital School remarked;
“The cricket facilities are world class, and it was a great experience for our boys to use such facilities. The location and weather along with all the above make desert springs an ideal location for cricket tours/camps”
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Jake Golding, Year 8 Pupil at Royal Hospital School commented;
“In my opinion I think desert springs is fantastic, the weather is good, the facilities amazing and the staff caring”
The players and coaches were accommodated in some of the privately-owned Apartments at Desert Springs and the resort’s executive chef catered for the special dietary requirements of individual players dining in the Crocodile Club Restaurant
Royal Hospital School train in the Desert Springs Cricket Academy Nets
Royal Hospital School play a T20 match on the Desert Springs ICC Accredited Match Ground