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The Nationals is our regional competition and the showpiece event of the year.

It is the main stepping stone to international representation and you cannot be considered for selection for the England High Performance Training Squads without having played for your region.

Each region has its own selection policy; contact your lead for more details. The Nationals has grown dramatically in recent years and there are two distinct events.

2021 champions

OPENS
Category Winner MVP
Men's Open South-East Sharks Gabe Pennington (NW Blades)
Women's Open South-East Taipans Lauren Torley (W Wildcats)
Mixed Open South-East Sharks Mille Cullen (NW Blades), Christopher Wray (W Wildcats)
SENIORS AND MASTERS
Category Winner MVP
Women's 27s Midland Tigers Anna Wilson (M Tigers)
Men's 30s South-West Saxons Brent McDougall (M Tigers)
Women's 35s South-East Sharks Leah Cuthbertson (SE Sharks)
Men's 40s South-East Taipans Jeff Sue (SE Taipans)
Men's 45s Midland Tigers Brett Milligan (W Wildcats)
JUNIORS
Category Winner MVP
Girls 15s West Wildcats Eloise Hillebrand (W Wildcats)
Boys 15s North-West Blades Bailey Blackburn (W Wildcats)
Girls 18s South-East Taipans Amelia Paton (NW Blades)
Boys 18s South-East Taipans Ollie Brassington (M Tigers)