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    February 4, 2023

U17 Squad Selected for Europe Netball Championship

U17 Head Coach Rhian Davies has selected the squad that will represent Wales in the U17 Europe Netball Championship later this month.

The event will take place in Antrim, Northern Ireland from 23rd – 26th February 2023. The U17 squad will face Scotland, Northern Ireland, England, and the United Arab Emirates in a three-day round robin tournament.

Head Coach Rhian Davies will be joined by Assistant Coach Sian Ruttley, and team manager Ann Louise Williamson. Freya Evans and Megan Cottrell have been named as co-captains for the competition. The squad is as follows:

NameClubPosition
Caitlin BlanksTLT Senior Netball Club / Celtic Dragons U17Defence
Carys DaviesNorth Dragons Netball Club / Severn Stars PDPShooter
Ellie ThomasPenarth Allstars Netball Club / Celtic Dragons U17Defence
Esmé ParfittCentral Netball Club / Celtic Dragons U17Shooter
Erin PriceHucclecote / Severn Stars PDPDefence
Ffion EvansKingsway Power Netball Club / Manchester Thunder U17Shooter
Florence WillisKeinton Netball Club / Celtic Dragons U17Shooter
Freya Evans (Co-Captain)North Dragons Netball Club / Severn Stars Nova AcademyDefence
Hana WileyKingsway Power Netball Club / Manchester Thunder U16Mid Court
Jessica StrudwickYMCA Leeds / Leeds Rhinos U17Shooter
Lowri WindsorDinas Netball Club / Gilfach Netball Club / Severn Stars U17 NPLMid Court
Megan Cottrell (Co-Captain)Trecelyn Netball Club / Celtic Dragons U19Mid Court
Millie WhiteTeignbridge Titans Netball Club / Team Bath U17 NPLDefence
Olivia BreretonRhosnesni Netball Club / NW PanthersMid Court
Ruby EllisKingsway Power Netball Club / Manchester Thunder U17Mid Court
Non-Travelling Reserves
Eli-Jay JonesMerlins Netball Club / Celtic Dragons U17
Sophie WooseyDeeside Netball Club / Severn Stars U17 NPL
Rose PrendegastLeckwith Netball Club

The U17 squad’s first game will be on Friday 24th February against Scotland. You can watch all games live on YouTube! Scores will be updated across social media throughout the competition. The schedule for the competition is below.

Friday 24th February, 14:15 – Wales v Scotland

Saturday 25th February, 10:45 – Northern Ireland v Wales

Saturday 25th February, 17:45 – England v Wales

Sunday 26th February, 9:00 – UAE v Wales

A massive good luck to the selected squad. We’re really pleased to see you back in international competition!

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