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Bishop Burton's Rugby League Academy is the only Category 3 academy in Hull.

The programme gives talented players the opportunity to train and play in an elite environment.

The programme is run in partnership with the City of Hull Rugby and recruits up to 25 players, with the academy running alongside the City of Hull under 19s academy.

It offers students a pathway to professional Rugby League in an education setting, providing the best of both worlds.

We offer a structured curriculum to ensure the development of the player. Alongside their academic studies, players benefit from:

  • Two strength and conditioning sessions per week
  • Two field sessions per week
  • Mobility and activation sessions before main training days
  • Recovery protocol prescribed
  • Nutrition protocol prescribed.

Kit and gym packages are also available.

For further information, please email

Our Rugby Academy, in partnership with City of Hull Rugby

Bishop Burton College is the home of the City of Hull Academy, the partnership combining the academies of the two Super League clubs, Hull FC and Hull KR.