RUGBY-LEAGUeThis is a place where you can read more about the academies that we have in our foundation as well as to see how you can apply. If you want to enroll one of our academies, make sure you read this prior to contacting us. This is where you can get all the ins and outs about academies.

DRFC foundation football academy (men’s & women’s)

The DRFC Foundation Football Academy is a specialist extra-curricular academy which runs alongside student’s core academic programmes enabling those with a passion for football to develop their skills. Anyone studying full-time with the Sports College are able to apply to be part of our Academy Category 2 and 3 teams, or 5 a-side leagues, and they will be invited to attend trials in order to secure their position. 

Successful applicants will represent Doncaster Rovers FC on a regional and national level. Students receive expert tuition from fully qualified and highly-skilled sports coaches and will have the opportunity to take part in a number of competitions throughout the year, as well as taking part in the Association of Colleges league, cup games and regional fixtures.

The dons foundation rugby league academy

Club Doncaster Sports College have teamed up with Doncaster Rugby RLFC (The Dons) to offer students aged 16-19 the chance to study, train and play as part of The Dons Academy. 

With Category 3 status, this programme is a specialist extra-curricular that will run alongside the learners academic qualifications, training up to 5 hours each week on top of full-time study. If you have a passion for rugby or willingness to try and learn some new skills then this could be for you. Anyone studying full-time with the Sports College can participate and be part of the squad with the chance to be trained by Doncaster RLFC first team coaches and members of the current Dons playing squad. All coaches are highly professional and qualified at a minimum UKCC level 2.

This is a unique opportunity for players to represent College and Doncaster RLFC to compete against other colleges within the Yorkshire region with the opportunity to be selected for the Dons first team.

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