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Senior England Lions teams in Portugal this weekend

The international competitions keep on coming for England Touch teams, with three Seniors and Masters teams heading to Lisbon for the European Touch Senior Cup.

England Lions will be represented by a Senior Women team, a Men’s 40s team and a Men’s 45s team, who are set to come up against their peers from across Europe on Friday, October 11th and Saturday, October 12th.


Fri, Oct 11th

Snr Women: v Scotland W35 (8:00am), v Eurostars (10:10am), v Scotland W27 (2:40pm), v Portugal (4:50pm)

M40: v Jersey (8:40am), v Ireland (10:50am), v Switzerland (2:00pm), v Wales (4:10pm)

M45: v Portugal (9:20am), v Ireland (3:20pm)

Sat, Oct 12th

Snr Women: v Ireland W35 (11:00am), v Ireland W27 (2:00pm), Final/placing match to follow later in the day

M40: v Portugal (9:30am), Semi-Finals and Finals to follow later in the day

M45: v Scotland (8:40am), Semi-Finals and Finals to follow later in the day


Senior Women

Becky Anderson (Thames Valley Vikings), Samantha Bell (CSSC London Eagles), Julia Cole (Thames Valley Vikings), Natalie Grimsey (Horsham Tigers), Emily Harding (Nottingham), Jennifer Jones (Wigan Touch Warriors), Rachael Keane (Bournemouth Lions), Sonya Lam, Jessica Miller (Bristol Fijians), Lucy Neal-Hooke (Thames Valley Vikings), Natasha Rose (Warwick), Claire Rylance (Revolution), Rita Shevchenko (Cheltenham), Bethan Siddall-Allen (Exeter), Victoria Stevens (Bristol Fijians), Hana Suzuki (Cambridge)

Men’s 40s

Gareth Bell (Blackadders), Ben Blackburn (Banbury), Troy Bradley (Brighton and Hove), Nathan Cole, Daniel Dyer (Canterbury), Isaac Fong (Bournemouth Touch Centre), David Fyfe (CSSC London Eagles), Bill Lees, Simon Quarshie (Revolution), Ben Scott (Driffield), Brian Sibthorp (Guildfordians G:Force), Tim Stoller (CSSC London Eagles), Simon Terry (Guildfordians G:Force), Philip Walton (Guildfordians G:Force), Christopher Wood (Warwick)

Men’s 45s

Ryan Anglem (CSSC London Eagles), Dug Ansley (Banbury), Paul Bailey (CSSC London Eagles), Ben Bernardo (02 – Typhoons), Chris Bridge (Guildfordians G:Force), Mark Carlyon (St Albans), Gerard Hargreaves (Percy Park), Christopher Haylett (Norwich Rebels), Lance Hetherington (Manchester Chargers), Simon Ince, Martin Raynard (Canterbury), Adrian Riggs (Canterbury), Richard Saunders, Pradeep Sivakantha

We are England Touch

We are the players. We are the supporters, willing us on. We are the medals, waiting to be won. We are the touchdowns, waiting to be scored. We are the men and women of all ages. We are the talent of today. We are the potential for tomorrow. We are one team. We are England Touch