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England announces youth national teams to complete for silverware on home soil

England announces youth national teams to complete for silverware on home soil

Three England junior teams will travel to Nottingham to compete in the 2015 Junior Touch Championships over the weekend of 22 and 23 August 2015. England will be represented by the elite England Mixed 18s side and two development sides – the Lions Boys 18s and Lions Girls 18s.

The selection process for the Mixed squad commenced in the 2014 Touch Nationals with an extended training campaign. Meanwhile, the development sides comprise of the best five to six players from each regional junior team that completed in the recent 2015 Touch Nations. They have had a shortened training period with a recent training session at Droitwich.

We wish all three teams the very best in their final preparations and at the tournament. The team lists are as follows:

England Mixed U18s

Adam Bailey

Adam Brimelow

Bronte Sykes

Catherine Walker

Euan Kelly

Georgie Perris-Redding

Hannah Murphy

India Perris-Redding

Matt Smart

Poppy Martin

Salesi Tu'iono

Sam Lawton-Davies

Samuel Sibley

Toby Phillips

Tomas Bartlett

Will Lawrence

Nicholas Matenga - Head Coach

Tracy Andrew - Assistant Coach

Nigel Scadden - Team Manager

Emma Knott - Medical

 

Lions Girls U18s

Abbey Gould

Anna Goddard

Ayla Payten

Charlotte (Charlie) Wood

Danni Payten

Elizabeth (Lizzy) Adam

Elizabeth Dorey

Ellie Costello

Ellie Fuller

Eloise James

Fran Raymond

Freya Burt

Kate Davis-Bavin

Madeleine (Maddie) Rendell

Olivia Rae

Orla McCallion

Zoe Parish - Head Coach

Leah Cuthbertson - Assistant Coach

Sadi Meakin - Assistant Coach / Team Manager

Christina Finley - Medical

 

Lions Boys U18s

Adam Bimson

Andrew Brown

Daniel Mayall

Danny Hampson

Finlay (Fin) Creighton

George Alexander Dickinson

Jack McHugh

Kolia Bermann

Lewis James Graham

Louis Mcmanus

Mathew Davis

Rory Howard

Stuart Meredith

Thanh Ha Kistler-Bui

Tom Whitehead

Will Tyrrell

Benjamin Meakin - Head Coach

Douglas Benzie - Assistant Coach

Lucy Snape - Team Manager

Peter Hall - Medical

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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