25 December 2019

Dean Woods


England U19 and U17 squads selected for Korfball Challenge

England U19 and U17 Head Coaches Corinne Buckland and Rob Bloomer have selected the squad for the 2019 edition of the prestigious Korfball Challenge tournament.

The Korfball Challenge, hosted by the Dutch Korfball association, Koninklijk Nederlands Korfbalverbond (KNKV) is an annual fixture on the International korfball calendar – it’s a show piece, high level tournament held at TopSportCentrum in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

The U19 squad will travel to Rotterdam on Thursday 26 December, with the U17 squad following on Saturday 28 December. Matches will be played on 27-28 December (U19) and 29-30 December (U17).

The squads will be supported by Nicole Sparks (U19 Team Manager), Dan Brown (apprentice U19 Assistant Coach), Richard Woodham and Lizzie Reeves (U17 Team Managers) and Alex Derham (U17 Assistant Coach)


Hannah BEALEY (Bearsted)

Mia CATTERALL (Tornadoes)

Gracie LEWIS (Cambridge Tigers)

Alice MOODY (Tornadoes)

Eleanor PARKER (Tornadoes)

Sophie PARKER (KV)

Alix RICHARDSON (Tornadoes)

Elise SPARKS (Tornadoes)

Flora TIMNEY (Cambridge City)

Zara WHEATON (Kingfisher)



Shane BUCKLAND (Tornadoes)

Luca BUTTINGER (Harrow Vultrix)

Zach CATTERALL (Bristol Thunder)

Jacob DAWES (Nic)

Josh DAWES (Cambridge Tigers)

Jonny POTTER (Cambridge Tigers)

Alfie SLANEY (Norwich Knights)

Alf TIMNEY (Birmingham City)

Dawson WOOLDRIDGE (Cambridge City)