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Men’s 45s/50s High Performance Training Squad announced

Men’s 45s/50s High Performance Training Squad announced

The England Men’s High Performance Training Squad for the 45s and 50s categories have been announced.

Touch is a sport for all ages, and this is reflected in the rapid growth among the Masters categories, where England leads the way among European teams.

Congratulations to all the players chosen, who can begin looking forward to the 2018 international campaign!

MEN’S 45s/50s SQUAD

Ainscough, Paul (Percy Park)

Allen, Trevor (Nomads)

Banks, John (Percy Park)

Barnett, James

Bevans, Tim (Guildfordians (G:Force Touch))

Boyd, Marc (Canterbury)

Byrne, Robert (O2 - Orrell RUFC)

Carlyon, Mark (Saracens)

Chapman, Richard (Bristol Fijians)

Crowley, Gavin

Davies, Christopher (Wymondham RUFC)

Emburey, David (Northampton COYS)

Gilding, Julian (Crewe and Nantwich)

Grisewood, Iain

Guder, Stephan (Galaxy London)

Hargreaves, Gerard (Percy Park)

Hetherington, Lance

Hobson, Mark (Nottingham)

Ince, Simon

Jensen, Mark

Kings, David

MacDonald, Gene (Cambridge)

Macfarlane, Ray

Madden, Steven (Green and Gold)

Mascarenhas, Dunc (Crewe and Nantwich)

Mitchell, Piers (Percy Park)

Moody, Ian (Percy Park)

Morris, Paul (Chester Cheetahs)

Nolan, Paul (Halton Storm)

Nye, Spencer (Canterbury)

Oberholzer, Theo (South London)

Parsons, Neil (Bristol Fijians)

Ponzio, Salvatore (Bournemouth Touch Centre)

Riggs, Adrian (Canterbury)

Riley, Anthony (Saracens)

Rowberry, Ian

Scott, Mark

Sharpes, Andy (Chester Cheetahs)

Shaw, Andrew (O2 - Orrell RUFC)

Shields, Tim (Manchester Chargers)

Spencer, Ian

Teasdale, Steven (Saracens)

Thompson, Lee (Thames Valley Vikings)

Tu'iono, Piula (Halton Storm)

Tuite, John (Green and Gold)

Veitch, Colin (Saracens)

Verney, Andy

Ward, Keiran

Webb, Nigel

Wilson, Julian (Percy Park)

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