8 February 2016

Dean Woods


U17 Korfball World Cup 2016: Squad Announcement

The England U17 squad for the 2016 Korfball World Cup has been selected by coaches Corinne Buckland and Danny Miles.

There are debuts at this level for Zac Catterall (Bearsted) and Flynn Picot (KV).


Bethany Alexander (Norwich City)

Jessica Bennett (Bec)

Ayishah Chaudry (Bearsted)

Laura Morris (Tornadoes)

Eleanor Parker (Tornadoes)

Elise Sparks (Tornadoes)

Chloe Swain (Bec)



Will Alderton (Bearsted)

Shane Buckland (Tornadoes)

Zac Catterall (Bearsted)

Luke Coyte-McKenzie (Norwich Knights)

Jacob Dawes (Tornadoes)

Rory Haughan (Cambridge Tigers)

Flynn Picot (KV)


Coaches – Corinne Buckland and Danny Miles


Manager – Nicole Sparks

Their first game is against Dominican Republic, who are making their debut at the World Cup, on Saturday 19 March in the sporting complex “Dioscuren” in Schijndel.

The tournament is intense, with England U17 playing game on, game off on day one. Second up for England is Chinese Taipei, then The Netherlands and finally Russia.

England coach Corinne Buckland said: “We’re looking forward to the big challenge ahead

For the very latest news and updates on the tournament use hashtag #U17KWC on social media.

Congratulations to the players that have been selected for the England U17 Korfball Squad – Good Luck from everyone at England Korfball.