The Leicester Riders academy programme based at Charnwood College began the season this weekend taking on U18 opposition Newcastle Eagles in their home opener.
The team got off to a good start in many of the students first game in the U18 Premier competition and Head Coach Nabil Murad taking the reigns for the first time.
The team took a convincing victory to begin the season, much to the satisfaction of new Head Coach Murad.
“The guys played well in their first league game,” the newly appointed coach commented. “The game gives us a glimpse of who we are as a team and what we need to do moving forward to keep improving and developing.