Young Bath Rugby supporters get to meet their heroes at the Rec
Young Bath Rugby fans got the chance to meet the players during the school holidays.
Almost 400 school children headed to the Rec for a chance to see their favourite Bath Rugby stars..
For two hours the entire Bath Rugby squad talked with fans and signed their autographs. There was also a question and answer session with the crowd led by former team member David Flatman.
Aidan Wicks, 15 from Westbury, said: “It’s been good getting their autographs and watching them train a bit.”
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Spencer Hall, 10 from Fairfield Park, was at the session with sister Ciara, 16, and brother Jamie 13.
Mum Nicola said: “We came back for a second year because it was so good last year and they like to get their signatures.”
Bath Community Academy student, 12-year-old Charlie Harvey, said: “It’s good to meet the players and get to chat with them.”
Wing Tom Biggs said local children were the club’s future.
He said: “It’s half term a chance for families to spend to together and it’s great that they’ve come down to support us this morning.
“Kids are important to the club they are the background of the club and hopefully will be lifelong fans.
“It’s great that they can mix and mingle with the players and hopefully it will be an experience that they remember for a long time.”
First team coach, Mike Ford, said the morning had been a great opportunity for the club to connect with the city.
He said: “It’s been great to show the fans that Bath Rugby’s success is down to their support. They’ve also had chance to get to know the players a bit better.
“It’s good to show our fans that the players that they consider heroes are normal people too and enjoy talking to the fans who come down every week to watch us play.”