RELEGATED Malvern have recruited former captain Vince Hill as development XV coach for next season.

Pre-season training for the rugby club begins on Tuesday, July 1, at 7pm at Spring Lane.

There are warm-up games against Bridgnorth on August 9 and Wolverhampton at home on August 23.

The club have a training day at Malvern College on August 16 before their first competitive fixture in the cup on August 30.

The Midlands Two West (South) season starts on September 13 at Old Leamingtonians.