20 April 2019

Dean Woods


England U19s beat Czech Republic 23-8

England made the perfect start to their play-off match racing into a 5-0 lead thanks to goals from Chaudry (2), Sparks, Buckland and Catterall before the Czech Republic found the back of the korf. With 7 minutes played Jiri Podzemsky, coach of Czech Republic, called his first time-out with the score at 7-1.

At halftime England had extended their lead to 15-4.

England’s dominance continued throughout the third quarter with more goals from Mitchell, Timney, Sparks and Buckland (2). 

In the last technical time-out England coach Corinne Buckland made eight changes with Jacob Dawes, Picot, Parker, Boyd, Turney, Parker, Josh Dawes and Buttinger all entering the match.

Final score 23-8. 

Did you miss the match? Watch it again here:


England U19s: Alf Timney (Cambridge City), Stan Postma (TOP), Elise Sparks (Tornadoes), Ayishah Chaudry (Tornadoes), Zach Catterall (Tornadoes), Shane Buckland (Tornadoes), Alix Richardson (Tornadoes) and Adele Mitchell (Norwich Knights)

Substitutes: Jacob Dawes (NIC), Flynn Picot (KV), Eleanor Parker (Tornadoes), Annie Boyd (KV), Maeve Turney (Norwich Knights), Sophie Parker (KV), Josh Dawes (Cambridge Tigers) and Luca Buttinger (Harrow)

Head Coach: Corinne Buckland

Assistant Coach: Daniel Brown

Team Manager: Nicole Sparks


Photos: Jenna Spelten