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U21 Squad News

Arden Hit by Torrential Rain

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Arden’s club tournament took place on the 4th and 5th of August and featured the first test matches between the UK and USA Under 21 sides. However, it was hit by terrible weather throughout which caused the pitches to resemble ploughed fields in parts and become water logged, causing the organisers to pull the plug Read more…

Filed under 2012, Tournaments, U21 Squad

UK Under 21’s Defeat Ireland on Goal Difference


The UK Under 21’s managed to overcome their Irish counterparts in a very hard fought test series at the Cotswold tournament in the UK on the 27th and 28th of August. However, they only managed it on goal difference after they lost the first test to a very talented Irish side and had to play Read more…

Filed under 2011, U21 Squad

Ireland Overcome UK in Under 21s

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Ireland’s Under 21s continued their winning form over their UK counterparts, winning the recent test match series in Carrickmines, Ireland on goal difference. Ireland beat the UK on their home soil last September and the UK travelled to Ireland looking for revenge. In the first test match they got it as they won 25-18 with Read more…

Filed under 2010, U21 Squad

UK Squads for 2008


The UKPA squads for 2008 have been announced: Open Mens Squad Jason Burbidge Martin Brookes Daniel Duhig Hamish Michael Guy Robertson James Robertson Greg Sergeant Simon Shearing Open Ladies Squad Debra Harris Ruth Jones Shelley King Sophie Lodder Jessica Shearing Lucy Shell Sarah Simkin Lizzie Wright Roberts Under 21s Squad Bryony Cross Rhianydd Lee Jones Read more…

Filed under 2007, Junior Squad, Open Squad, U21 Squad

Under 21’s First Test Results

The Under 21’s lost their first two tests against the Queensland’s Under 21’s, who (though I’m no expert) probably aren’t a lot worse than a full strength Australian Under 21 side so really there is no shame in defeat. A more complete breakdown of the results is available here. Dan Duhig did play the entire Read more…

Filed under 2006, U21 Squad

Forget Metatarsels… We’ve Got Bigger Problems!

With just a day to go before the Under 21 squad fly out to Oz to face their Australian counterparts, Dan Duhig has damaged his thumb. It occurred during the Saturday night party at Liscombe tournament. He had to be taken to hopsital and reappeared later in the day with it heavily strapped. The entire Read more…

Filed under 2006, U21 Squad