The Great Britain Senior squad for the Ashes Test Match Series against Australia and for the Federation Cup (Great Britain, Australia and Poland) was announced yesterday 2nd June and Congratulations to the Ipswich Eagles pair of Adam Peck and Josh Brooke (See Pics below) who have both been included in the final squad. Both have represented England at Senior Level with Josh having ridden in last years successful Home International Team.
Below is the full Men’s squad
Paul Heard (captain) – Wednesfield, Mark Boaler (vice captain) – Horspath, Andy Angell – Hull, Lee Aris – Wednesfield, Josh Brooke – Ipswich, Mark Carmichael – Newport, Nick Evans – Newport, Myke Grimes – Coventry, Steve Harris – Poole, Ricki Johnson – Birmingham, Ben Mould – Wednesfield, Lewis Osborne – Horspath, Chris Parish – Bury, Adam Peck – Ipswich, Matt Smith – Birmingham, Chris Timms – Birmingham, Gavin Wheeler – Poole
The Great Britain Women’s Squad was announced 3rd June and features Three Ipswich Ladies in the form of Lauren Jacobs (Former British and European Champion), Charlie-Jane Herbert (Current Womens British Champion) and Lily Gedge (Current Under 16 British Women’s Champion) (See Pics below). Charlie-Jane transferred from Exeter at the end of the 2014 season and has ridden for Team GB before in Australia for the 2013 World Finals. Congratulations to all three Girls.
Victoria Brown – Sheffield (Capt), Lucy Whitehead – Leicester (Vice Capt), Rebecca Davies – Sheffield, Lily Gedge – Ipswich, Charlie Jane Herbert – Ipswich, Lauren Hookway – Exeter, Lauren Jacobs – Ipswich, Samantha Jayne Marsh – Birmingham, Kristina Mines – Poole, Elizabeth Rigley – Leicester, Danielle Riley – Newport, Laura Watson – Leicester, Michelle Whitehead – Leicester
Team Manager – Geoff Gamage
The Fixtures for the World Cup Individuals, Ashes and indeed Federation Cup are all in either the South West or Midlands Regions and confirmation of dates will be posted in due course.
This is a time where Club Loyalties get put on the back burner as we go up against the Old Foe in the Ashes Series and all Shouts from the Pits and Trackside are for TEAM GB.