Great Britain have been invited to enter two teams into the University Korfball World Cup, taking place on 16th-19th April 2015.
The teams will be playing against competitors from the Netherlands, China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong and Turkey in a test event for inclusion into further FISU Scheduling of events, with a view to making a University World Cup a regular occurrence.
After two trials events, Inter Area and the BUCS National Finals, a final selection event took place at the UEA Sportspark over the Easter weekend. The following are the squads selected for the event.
Great Britain 1
Alex Derham (C) (Loughborough University)
Claire Dique (Brunel University)
Bexi Fitch (Cardiff University)
Karla Pinney (University of Bedfordshire)
Hannah Wallace (University of Bedfordshire)
Jo-Anne Wilson (University College London)
Bayley Wooldridge (University of East Anglia)
Alex Bell (Southampton University)
Ollie Bell (Cambridge University)
Toby Clarke (University of Brighton)
Stanley Dunn (University of Bedfordshire)
Kieron Hicks (VC) (Brunel University)
Blake Palfreyman (University of Brighton)
Charlie Vogwill (University of East Anglia)
Great Britain 1 will be in Pool A, with Netherlands (2), Turkey and Hong Kong.
Great Britain 2
Chelsie Browne (Loughborough University)
Emma Bryant (Southampton University)
Emma Butterworth (University of Birmingham)
Hannah Darwin (Lancaster University)
Amy Fitch (University of Nottingham)
Lizzie McCloud (University of Nottingham)
Alicia Nolan (University of East Anglia)
Harry Andrews (University of Birmingham)
Rob Bloomer (C) (University of East Anglia)
James Carter (University of Nottingham)
Leo Comerford (Cardiff University)
Paul Debenham (University of East Anglia)
Nikesh Patel (VC) (Southampton University)
Alex Seabright (University of Birmingham)
Great Britain 2 will be in Pool B, with Netherlands (1), Chinese Taipei and China.
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Make sure you come and support both GBR teams as they take on the world’s best!