CAPTAINS NAMED FOR GB U18 WOMEN’S TOURNAMENT

Great Britain Under-18 Women have named their captaincy team for this week’s international tournament in Budapest.

Bracknell Queen Bees forward Louise Beresford will captain the team, with the assistants named as Jemma Wallis (Nottingham) and Sophie Sinclair-Reeks (Widnes Wild).

GB will go head-to-head with Hungary U18 Women, Poland U18 Women and Spain Women in the four-team tournament this week.

Coach, Cheryl Smith, said: “I am very happy with the leadership team we have chosen for this tournament.

“It will be massive week for these three and I want them to show they can lead this squad well.

“Playing for your country is a massive honour and all three were thrilled to have the added leadership responsibility.

“We have a young team over here this week and it is important they have good role models.”

Pictured above from left to right: Sophie Sinclair-Reeks, Louise Beresford, Jemma Wallis.