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:
|Caitlin Blanks||TLT Senior Netball Club / Celtic Dragons U17||Defence|
|Carys Davies||North Dragons Netball Club / Severn Stars PDP||Shooter|
|Ellie Thomas||Penarth Allstars Netball Club / Celtic Dragons U17||Defence|
|Esmé Parfitt||Central Netball Club / Celtic Dragons U17||Shooter|
|Erin Price||Hucclecote / Severn Stars PDP||Defence|
|Ffion Evans||Kingsway Power Netball Club / Manchester Thunder U17||Shooter|
|Florence Willis||Keinton Netball Club / Celtic Dragons U17||Shooter|
|Freya Evans (Co-Captain)||North Dragons Netball Club / Severn Stars Nova Academy||Defence|
|Hana Wiley||Kingsway Power Netball Club / Manchester Thunder U16||Mid Court|
|Jessica Strudwick||YMCA Leeds / Leeds Rhinos U17||Shooter|
|Lowri Windsor||Dinas Netball Club / Gilfach Netball Club / Severn Stars U17 NPL||Mid Court|
|Megan Cottrell (Co-Captain)||Trecelyn Netball Club / Celtic Dragons U19||Mid Court|
|Millie White||Teignbridge Titans Netball Club / Team Bath U17 NPL||Defence|
|Olivia Brereton||Rhosnesni Netball Club / NW Panthers||Mid Court|
|Ruby Ellis||Kingsway Power Netball Club / Manchester Thunder U17||Mid Court|
|Eli-Jay Jones||Merlins Netball Club / Celtic Dragons U17|
|Sophie Woosey||Deeside Netball Club / Severn Stars U17 NPL|
|Rose Prendegast||Leckwith 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!