Max Maidment (R. 2007-09) has just signed a contract for Bath Academy from New Zealand where he has also been selected to represent the Taranaki U18 Provincial team.
Written by Nick Buoy, Brighton College
Thursday, 06 May 2010

Max Maidment (R. 2007-09) has just signed a contract for Bath Academy from New Zealand where he has also been selected to represent the Taranaki U18 Provincial team. Max has had a year out from Education to play Rugby for Worthing and then play in New Zealand. The Chief Executive of Taranaki Rugby is Mark Robinson the All Black center who played with Mr Buoy at Cambridge University which is how the opportunity came about. Max will start training with Bath full time this Summer on his return and continue his education at Bath University studying Economics. Max is the now the 5th player in 3 years to leave Brighton College and sign a professional contract with a Premiership Club.

Ollie Richards (D. 2008-10)
Leeds Carnegie Academy
Leeds Uni

James Tyas (L. 2005-10)
Bath Academy
Bath Uni

Max Maidment (R. 2007-09)
Bath Academy
Bath Uni

Ryan Manyika (S. 2002-07)
Harlequins (Zimbabwe Sevens)
York Uni

Ross Chisholm (D. 2007-09)
Harlequins
St Marys, Twickenham

Craig Holland (L. 2005-10)and Harry Leonard (AB. 2005-10) have also been playing for London Irish in the A League recently and they will be training with them over the Summer.

Matt Berry (R. 2001-05), Loughborough Uni  - Brighton College Old Boy gained his England Students Cap with Ben Maidment (R. 2004-06)

Nick Pass (AB. 2007-09) has also made the Sydney Uni Colts A Grade team which is very good going – they have quite a few U18 Wallabies in their squad.

Lucas Shone (D. 2008-10), Ollie Richards and Harry Leonard will walk out at Twickenham for Brighton Blues in the EDF Intermediate Vase on May the 15th . They have all been at the Blues as juniors and played for the Brighton College 1st XV in the last two years. It’s important that boys maintain their club Rugby to enhance their development and enjoyment of the game. Old Boy Tom Aiken (A. 2003-08) will be starting at fly half after another very good year for the Blues.

Jake Henry (H. 2008-10) has been playing for the Marauders Sevens team which is one of the two best Invitational teams in the country. It  is a step to further Sevens honours and a great circuit to be involved on with tournaments all over the world starting off with his first two tournaments in Ireland and Switzerland! He won player of the tournament at the East Grinstead Sunshine Sevens which the Marauders won.

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