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2019 Junior Training Squads announced

The training squads have been announced for the 2019 Junior Touch Championships.

In all 45 girls and 59 boys have been chosen for the first two training days in January and February, with age group squads then having three further training days before the final teams are selected.

The Junior Touch Championships themselves are being held in Paris, France, between August 16th and 18th, 2019, when England will come up against their peers from across the continent in the Boys’ 18s, Girls’ 18s, Mixed 18s and Mixed 15s categories.

Twenty-five different clubs are represented in these squads, a reflection on the growth of age group Touch across England and the hard work put in by clubs and coaches alike.


Liberty Ashdown, Freya Aucken (O2 London Scottish Red Lions), Berrie-Blu Avery (Nottingham), Megan Begum Richards, May Burke (Warwick), Tamzin Corcoran (Orrell St James), Anna Crossley (Chester Cheetahs), Thea Dawson (Cambridge), Alana Gauntlett (Crewe and Nantwich), Megan Green (Cambridge), Amelia Grota (Peterborough), India Halsall (O2 Orrell RUFC), Isobel Hobson (Nottingham), Bex Holmes (Crewe and Nantwich), Ellie Lewis, Leah Lilley (Peterborough), Charlotte Lloyd (Nottingham), Sophie Lloyd (Nottingham), Ella Loveridge (Nottingham), Sophie MacMenamin (Wandsworth), Georgie Mascarenhas (Crewe and Nantwich), Hannah McLaughlin, Lucy Morriss (Crewe and Nantwich), Lily Moss (Nottingham), Flori Nasir (Canterbury), Iris Nasir (Canterbury), Lucy Norburn (Cambridge), Emma Oliver (Nottingham), Daisy Pank, Amelia Paton (Crewe and Nantwich), Isobel Penniceard (Wandsworth), Eve Pickup (Galaxy London), Maisie Pollard (Nottingham), Anna Reeves (Percy Park), Jessica Merve Richards, Ellen Scantlebury, Emily Simon (Nottingham), Phoebe Simon (Nottingham), Alice Summers (Canterbury), Izzy Thesiger (Galaxy London), Lydia Ticehurst (Canterbury), Hennessy Vine, Olivia Walker (Wandsworth), Mia Watts (Peterborough), Jessica Wright (Crewe and Nantwich)



James Anderson (Manchester Chargers), Richard Barningham (Crewe and Nantwich), Oliver Brassington (Nottingham), Sam Clacher (Wandsworth), Keir Clark (Bristol Fijians), Harrison Cross (Wandsworth), Sebastian Trigo De Castro (Cambridge), Benjamin Dobson (Cambridge), Fergal Evans (O2 Maidenhead Mohawks), Nathan Grey (Rugby Barbearians), Ben Grinter (Chester Cheetahs), Henry Hardman (O2 London Scottish Red Lions), Will Heath (Northampton COYS), Josh Henderson (Thames Valley Vikings), Zac Hill (Nottingham), Ethan Hofton (Manchester Chargers), Connor Hughes (Canterbury), Cameron Keable (Northampton COYS), Tom Lawton-Davies (Thames Valley Vikings), Ben Le Noury (Nottingham), Angus Lister (Canterbury), Max Loveridge (Nottingham), Samuel Massie (O2 Didcot), Matthew Mayall (Canterbury), Matthew Maynard (Cambridge), Daniel McLaughlin (Cheltenham), Evan Michaels (CSSC), Harry Missin (Cambridge), Samuel Missin (Cambridge), Iszak Moy (Nottingham), Bradley Murphy (Cambridge), William Murphy (Cambridge), Logan Noble (Peterborough), Ben Nurse (Crewe and Nantwich), Eliot Nye (Canterbury), Jed Oberholzer (Wandsworth), Max Penniceard (Wandsworth), Tom Penniceard (Wandsworth), Rory Pillar (Crewe and Nantwich), Edward Pizzey (Nottingham), Thomas Pollard (Nottingham), Niall Povall (Wigan Touch Warriors), Ellis Povey (Orrell St James), Rory Rees, Thomas Ritchings, Christian Scott (Thames Valley Vikings), Flynn Smith, Joseph Thompson (Lincoln), Samuel Thorpe (Manchester Chargers), Daniel Ticehurst (Canterbury), Jez Traynor, Oscar Trott (Nottingham), Isaac Turner (Nottingham), Hamish Waine, George Worboys (Bristol Fijians)

Train-ons Sam Grinter (Chester Cheetahs), Jack Hawken (Havering and Essex), Jake Morris (Chester Cheetahs), Samuel Rideout (Chester Cheetahs)

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