New coach Kris Feaviour vows to take March Bears ‘back to basics’

NEW coach Kris Feaviour has vowed to take March Bears back to basics in a bid the bring the good times back to the rugby club.

Feaviour has taken the reins at Elm Road Sports Field after former first team coach Richard Horne quit in December.

The 35-year-old is a former Wisbech captain and spent more than 20 years at Harecroft Road as a utility forward.

He said: “When I was young March were on parity with Wisbech and they used to play some ferocious games against each other.

“I’d love to bring the good times back to March.

“I have got no coaching qualifications but I have got 20 years of experience of club rugby.

“I want to take us back to basics, make training fun and then the more advanced stuff can come later.”

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Feaviour said the club are hoping to set up a link with Neale-Wade Community College to encourage the development of the next generation of March’s rugby players.

He said: “There’s a lot of talent at March and now it’s about encouraging that talent to stick with us.”

Feaviour, who also praised the commitment of Bears captain Aaron Boxall, is set to play in March Bears’ league and cup double-header with Shelford III on Saturday.