RENOWNED strength and conditioning coach Mark Williams is back at Rochford Hundred Rugby Club.

Williams - who has worked with Great Britain’s basketball team and at Southend United - began his own playing career at Magnolia Road.

And he is happy to be back at the club, working with their promising youngsters.

“Rochford is where I first started playing, so I’m really happy to be back,” said Williams.

“A lot of friends are here and it will be great to work alongside them again. Strength and conditioning is an important part of any sport and that’s especially true in rugby.

“I’m looking forward to working with the young players here and helping them to prepare for the men’s game.”