GB U16S NAME FIRST SQUAD
GB U16S NAME FIRST SQUADÂ
Great Britain Under-16s have named their squad for the upcoming international tournament in Madrid.
It is the first official squad named by the coaching staff since the formation of the under-16 programme.
The GB youngsters will come up against hosts Spain, as well as France, Germany, Poland and Hungary, from 1st to 3rd April 2016.
The full details and schedule of the tournament will be announced shortly.
Coach, Robert Wilkinson, said: â€œI think we have selected a really good team and we’re all really looking forward to Madrid.
“This year has been a steep learning curve for the under-16 players.
â€œNow we have our team, we were just excited to get going.
â€œWith some of the players who wouldâ€™ve made the trip representing the Under-18s, it opens the door for some younger players.
â€œThis is a great chance for them to experience an international tournament.â€
Ice Hockey UK general secretary, Andy French, said: â€œThese are very exciting times to have an under-16s side playing in an international tournament.
â€œThis will be of great benefit for the Great Britain programme and will start them on the process to IIHF World Championship tournaments.â€
Lewis Davies – Cardiff
Andrew Wright – Dundee
Ed Bradley – CIH AcademyÂ
Callum Burnett – SloughÂ
Reece Cochrane – Kirkcaldy
Deaken Fielder – Okanagan UKÂ
Joe Hazeldine – NottinghamÂ
Liam Redwood – Nottingham
Mason Biddulph – Chelmsford
Jordan Buesa – Toronto TitansÂ
Kieron Brown – Iowa Wild
Lewis English – SloughÂ
Lewis Houston – SolwayÂ
Ruairi Lockerbie – Solway
Jamie Ord – Whitley BayÂ
Michael Power – Okanagan UKÂ
Caly Robertson – KirkcaldyÂ
Garry Simpson – KirkcaldyÂ
Aidan Strangeway – Notre DameÂ
Finlay Ulrick – SheffieldÂ Â