Sandbach new chairman Phil Bell says they will continue with their philosophy of promoting their own through the youth ranks, and believes Sandbach can keep punching above their weight. Will Stockdale, who is their new director of rugby wants a fully professional approach Sandbach RUFC will stick to their policy of developing their own players as they prepare for their fourth season at National League level. Led by coaches Peter Allen and Scott Barrow, pre-season training is well under way, with home friendlies planned against Wilmslow (August 13) and Fylde (August 20). Sandbach will host Macclesfield in the first round of the Cheshire Cup on the weekend of August 27. Broadstreet will be the visitors for the first league game of the season, on September 3.