Team England Youth Teams Announced

A healthy mix of experience and new faces will compete on Serbia’s Smederevo Canal in August for the 2015 Youth World Championships. 

Matt Barnett (left) and Alex Clements with their catches from the England trials at Makins Fishery.
Matt Barnett (left) and Alex Clements with quality nets of fish caught during the England trials at Makins Fishery.

Rory Jones, Sam Hughes and Alex Clements each retain their places in the Drennan Team England Under 23s squad. They are also joined by Drennan Oxford’s Tom Hobbs and Drennan Bordon’s Matt Barnett.

“Congratulations to Tom Hobbs who did extremely well in both sessions and Matt Barnett who already has had plenty of experience at the U18 level,” commented England manager Mark Downes.

Steve Sanders has announced his Sensas Under 18s squad after a difficult trial in adverse conditions at Makin’s Fishery. The team will consist of Bradley Gibbons, George Organ, Jake McNeill, Joshua Smith Trow and Kristian Jones. The team will be looking to go one better in Serbia following their silver medal in Netherlands in 2014.