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Great Britain World Cup Squads Announced

Try Tag Rugby are the official Great Britain delegates to the International Tag Federation and the European Tag Federation and we are delighted to announce the final Great Britain squads for our 2015 International campaign to the Tag World Cup in Australia in December. There were some really tough decisions to be made through the lengthy selection process, but the teams selected are looking to be our strongest outfits to date. 

Commiserations to the players who missed out on the final cut. For those of you who have missed out on selection, there will be more opportunities to represent Great Britain in 2016, as we are in initial discussions to host touring teams from New Zealand, Tonga and Ireland.

The teams are as follows:

GB Mixed Open

Brad Aird 
James Baron 
Reece Glozier
Guillaume Hammersley 
Mark Lee 
Danny O'Brien
Blake Parker
Tim Ross 
Patrick Wright
Emma Becker 
Breanna Leggett 
Garnet Mackinder
Claire McAteer
Shelley Niven
Sarah O'Neill 
Phoebe Robins
Katie Sage 
Teagan Southwell
Emily Stone 

Coaches: Jodie Bijorac & Mark Lee

GB Men's Over 30s

Mark Batty
Jay Beare 
Phill Browne
Andrew Davis
Carl Duckels
Steve Jermyn
Leon Joseph                                                                                Good Luck to the Great Britain Tag Rugby Squads at the Tag World Cup!
Chris Jurotte
Steve Leary
Arron Lombardo 
Amit Mistry
Benjamin Picknett                                                                                                
Matt Picknett
Chris Prout
Gareth Roach
Alex Sadgrove
Shun Tamura
Dominic Wilde 

Coach: Matt Picknett

The squads will now increase their training regimes with six months left to prepare for the World Cup. The UK Tag community would like to wish both Great Britain teams all the very best at the 2015 Tag World Cup in Australia!

Thanks very much to Knight Frank LLP who are currently sponsoring the Great Britain Tag Rugby Squads. We are also looking for further sponsorship to reduce the costs for the players, who are funding themselves to travel out to Australia for the Tag World Cup. If you know a company that would be interested in sponsoring, please e-mail garnetmackinder@trytagrugby.com for more information and to discuss options. 

on 1st June, 2015

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