On Friday evening, Woolston Rovers Under 7’s enjoyed an exclusive training session with Warrington Wolves, and brushed up on their skills alongside some of the Betfred Super League’s star players.
The boys were selected as the winners of a nationwide competition open to community adult clubs, kids’ clubs and schools, thanks to Batchelors Peas, official partner of the 2017 Betfred Super League.
Team Manager Andrew Harris, entered the competition on behalf his squad, offering Batchelors Peas several reasons for why they should win.
Andrew said: “We couldn’t believe it when we found out the team had won! It’s an absolute pleasure to be training alongside Warrington Wolves. Our team always try their best no matter what. We’ve had a great evening and are looking forward to using some of the skills we’ve learnt moving forwards. It was a fantastic experience and one we definitely won’t forget.”
The team enjoyed a pep talk from the RFL’s coaching staff before getting the chance to join Warrington Wolves players Ashton Sims, Andre Savelio, Joe Philbin and Matty Blythe for drills and exercises, as well as some friendly competition.
Fan favourite and Batchelors Peas official mascot, Can of Steel was on hand to offer support, as well as providing cans of Batchelors Mushy Peas for the winners to get one of their five-a-day.
Dean Towey, Marketing Director at Princes (manufacturer of Batchelors Peas) said: “Woolston Rovers Under 7’s are deserving winners of this money-can’t-buy prize – we were extremely impressed by their entry and are keen to support them on their journey.
“It’s fantastic to see young people playing sport in the community, and we are grateful to Warrington Wolves for their support. The training session was a great success and Can of Steel was impressed by the boys’ performance!”
Batchelors, founded in 1895, produces top quality Marrowfat, Mushy and Garden Peas, and has been a teatime family favourite for decades.