GB U17 Women ready for Lithuania adventure

Post published August 11, 2017

GB U17 Women ready for Lithuania adventure

The GB Under-17 Women’s team meet at the Oriam in Edinburgh this weekend, as they make their final preparations for the EHF Under-17 European Championship.

The tournament takes place in Klaipeda from 14-20 August. GB are in group B, where they will face the Ukraine, Finland, Latvia and hosts Lithuania.

The squad is primarily self-funded, but does receive some financial support under a joint International Handball Federation/IOC programme.

Sarah Carrick, who is joint coach with Gary McCafferty, commented: “This will be a tough tournament for this young squad, playing in their first major tournament - but it is about gaining experience and building for the future.

“The players are very focused and looking forward to the experience”.

GB U17 women’s squad for the EHF U17 European Championship:

  • Jemma Brocklehurst - Warrington Wolves
  • Colette Elliot - Kelvinside
  • Cameron Faulds - Kelvinside
  • Beth Gibb - Somerset Spartans
  • Scarlett Green - Kelvinside
  • Kate Heginbottom - NEM Hawks
  • Storm Judge - Cambridge
  • Hannah McGregor - Kelvinside
  • Francesca Landt - HTS/BW96 (Germany)
  • Stella Kate Muir - SK Aarhus (Denmark)
  • Kayleigh Pingarelli - Poole Phoenix
  • Camilla Jessen Salter - Frederikshavn (Denmark)
  • Abi Saverimutto - Warrington Wolves
  • Paige Schofield - NEM Hawks
  • Monica Sloan - Kelvinside
  • Alannah Thomas - Tryst
  • Sarah Carrick - Coach
  • Gary McCafferty - Coach
  • Sue Whitehead – Team Manager
  • Emily Daly - Physiotherapist
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