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Squad announcements

Squad announcements

After a successful 2nd Touch Nationals and Spring training sessions, the England Touch High Performance team and elite coaches have announced players for the upcoming 2013 Home Nations championships.

 

MEN'S OPEN SQUAD

Ben Powell

Benjamin Meakin

Benjamin Smith

Clint Rowling

Dan Mendis

Dan Rowling

Dominic Tripp

Gareth McRae

James Heptonstall

James Knoop

Justin Conway

Matthew Myerson

Michael Stibbs

Paul Smuts

Shaun Bengsten

Simon Whitnall

Coach: Ben Smith

Manager: Helen Waters

 

WOMEN'S OPEN SQUAD

Sarah Acheson

Jade Grantham

Nina Gulati

Susannah Hudson

Kylie Hutchison

Emily Kelly

Susan Kidd

Benita Lee

Morgan Ogle

Sam Powles

Elizabeth Riley

Lucy Snape

Pam Tomlinson

Natasha Verniquet

Angela Verniquet

Marnie Wills

Coach: Tim Obsborne

Manager: Crystal Ravencroft

 

MIXED OPEN SQUAD

Alison Hogg

Bridget McNamara

Leah Cuthberthson

Lisa Finegan

Anna Smuts

Meghan Clayton

Lucy Clark

Noel Forde

Adam Reid

Clark Hobson

Jordan Melling

James Robinson

Shaun Hopkins

Gabe Pennington

Jake Melling

Zhayne Nel

Coach: Noel Forde

Assistant Coach: John Hood

Team Manager: Paul Conrad

 

MEN'S 30s SQUAD

Nathan Bourke

Ruez Durrani

Peter Ellyatt

John Howells

Amro Karim

Richard King

Nelson Mcmillan

Christopher Wall

Richard Jones

Christian Garland

Nicholas Matenga

Coach: Mike Roa

Assistant Coach: Tracy Lee Andrews

Team Manager: Anna Jennings

 

WOMEN'S 27s SQUAD

Jacqueline D'Alpuget

Caroline Evans-Jones

Allison Griffiths

Katrina Spring

Helen Waters

Cathy Spencer

Suzanne Wilson

Sharise Wilkenson

Julie Walker

Zoe Parish

Jen Palmer

Kate Hydes

Linda Tamakaha

Alice Watchorn

Morenike Williams

Lesley McCallion

Coach: Ted Mahutariki

Assistant Coach: Marnie Wills

 

SENIOR MIXED SQUAD

Jon Lovell

Gregg Cropper

Martin Wright

Simon Clare

Jason Grace

Jose Luis Dias

Jonny Acheson

Rebecca Yousefian

Sarah Rosenburg

Tamsin Openshaw

Joelene Hughes

Sacha Swift Smith

Leanne Simm

Julia Kang

Coach: Jon Lovell

Manager: Ben Powell

 

MEN'S 35s SQUAD

Sefo Barinisavu

Neil Bowden

Stephen Cleary

David Cope

Russell Gould

Mike Hills

Duncan Jeffry

Nathan Joyce

Travis Kenny

Bruce Kirby

Jason Logan

Toby Reid

Mike Roa

Justin Stokoe

Mark Thomas

Coach: Mike Roa

Assistant Coach: Nathan Joyce

Manager: Georgia Yurkwich-Spink

 

MEN'S 40s SQUAD

Alex Hughes

Brett Milligan

Ian Moody

Jeff Bimson

John Banks

Keith Dunleavy

Mark Swift

Paul Ainscough

Pete Flanagan

Piers Mitchell

Puila Tuiono

Simon Witton

Steve Madden

Terry Careswell

Gene Macdonald

Coach: Jeff Bimson

Assistant Coach: Steve Melling

Manager: Kirsty Eastwood

 

We are England Touch

We are the players. We are the supporters, willing us on. We are the medals, waiting to be won. We are the touchdowns, waiting to be scored. We are the men and women of all ages. We are the talent of today. We are the potential for tomorrow. We are one team. We are England Touch