25 May 16
A touring party of 70 players, coaches and parents from Old Crescent RFC Under 12's team visited the Northern Italy city of Treviso recently.
A total of 26 North Munster Cadet (U16) players, coached by Fiach O'Loughlin will join the 22 selected North Munster RDS (U17) squad, coached by John Lacey in a summer programme at Castletroy College, Limerick.
Starting on 8th July right up to the end of August each player will complete 16 hours of Strength and Conditioning programmes under the supervision of Munster Rugby's PJ Wilson.
Players will also take part in 16 hours of Skill Development and General Movement modules as part of their ongoing rugby development.
The summer programme will prepare all players for the North, South, East and West Munster Round Robin Series ahead of selection for next season's Munster Rugby U18 Clubs squad.