DARLINGTON MOWDEN PARK have announced their pre-season plans for this summer.

Mowden will kick-off their preparations for the new National One campaign with a trip to Scottish Premiership side Hawick on Saturday, August 11.

Danny Brown's side will welcome Championship club Yorkshire Carnegie to The Northern Echo Arena on Saturday, August 18, before completing their pre-season programme with a home game against another Scottish Premiership side, Watsonians.

Meanwhile, Mowden trio Ollie Hodgson, Warren Seals and Grant Connon have been named in the England Students squad for this summer's tour of Romania.

The Students squad, made up of players from level three and below, will travel to Romania next week ahead of a warm-up match against CSM Bucharest on June 1.

That game will be followed by fixtures against Romania Under-23s and Romania A on June 5 and 8 respectively.