Jack Culverhouse & Josh Taylor Sign For 2017/18
DoR Mark Lavery is delighted to confirm that Bedford Blue Jack Culverhouse & Old Albanian Josh Taylor have joined the National 1 squad for 2017-18.
Prop Jack, 23, 1.83m (6ft), 116kg (18st3lb), re-joins from Bedford Blues for whom he made 18 appearances in the Championship and B&I cup before injury curtailed his season. As well as representing Saracens 3 times in the LV cup he has been capped for England Counties and has represented both Hertfordshire and East Midlands in the county cup. Jack is a familiar face having made made 17 appearances for Ampthill in National 1 in 2015/16.
“I am looking forward to working again with Paul Turner and contributing to Ampthill, both on and off the field.”
Hooker Josh, 22, 1.78m (5ft10in) 105kg (16st8lb) joins from Old Albanian, with 60+ appearances in National 1 & 2 (Old Albanian & Shelford) and 2 for Saracens in the LV cup he has a great deal of experience for one so young. Josh has represented Saracens in the ‘A’ league, England Counties U20 and Hertfordshire in the county championship.
“I am excited to be joining Ampthill and I am looking forward to working with Paul Turner and the coaching team.
Head Coach Paul Turner comments “I am delighted to welcome Jack & Josh to Ampthill, Jack is a known quantity having played for us for a season while Josh brings an unusual blend of experience & youth, both strengthen our front row options.”