THE long-awaited 2019 President’s Cup, which will again involve Great Britain Police, Great Britain Teachers and the UK Armed Forces, together with holders England Universities, gets underway tomorrow (Wednesday 10 April), at Twist Lane, the home of Leigh Miners Rangers.
The Police take on the Armed Forces at 6.00pm, and the Students and the Teachers go head-to-head at 8.00pm.
UK Armed Forces have confirmed their squad, which comprises Declan Baines, Ben Cartmell, Sam Coleman, Mike Harrison, Pete Holmes, Mickey Hoyle, Mark Keenan, Jordan Kerman, Jamie Laing, Uraia Naulusala, Kieron Roche (all Army), Nathan Barker, Liam Bradley, Sam Breeze, Dan Collinson, Lewis Farr, Adam Flintham, Ben Mellor, Si Wray (all RAF), Jack Basher, Luke Cooper, Josh Coupland, Johnny Griffiths, Danny Heaton, Nathan Lee, Ben Taylor (all Royal Navy).
Teachers coach Lee McCarthy has named Aidy Gleeson, Ben Pulleyn, Carl Etherington, Daniel Fletcher, Daniel Patrice, Daniel Roberts, Gavin Lightowler, Jake Dearden, James Howard, James Jackson, Joe Ramsden, Joel Hopkins, Jonny Oldridge, Liam Harnell, Phil Heath, Ryan Martin, Rob Kershaw, Sam Hardcastle, Tom Joyce and Will Taylor.
Great Britain Police are: Jon McCloud, Jack Snowden (Humberside), Lewis Ainley, Joe Bownass, Gareth Burns, Josh McDonald, Cal Sampson, Jason Southwell, Josh Tate, Andy Webber (West Yorkshire), Gareth Jones, Simon McEvoy (Merseyside), Jimmy Connoughton, Rob Froggatt, Isaac Noi, Sam Ogden, Dan Scanlon, Ash Wildman (Greater Manchester Police), Matt Davey, Jack O’Neil (Cheshire), Andrew Hoggins (Thames Valley), Josh Greaves, Aaron Lloyd (Merseyside), Chris Smith (Civil Nuclear Police, Cumbria), James Motum (Cumbria), Tom Gallagher (Lancashire).
England Universities have selected Alex Bielby, Sean Croston (Northumbria), Craig Banks (Sunderland), Alex Eckley, Alexander Smith (Liverpool John Moores), Andrew Joy (Manchester College), Kai Fagan, Ben Gray (Sheffield Hallam), Caley Gray (Bath), Matthew Chrimes, Callum Fletcher, Lee Registe (Leeds Beckett), Connor McCallum (Manchester Met), Daniel Gover, Lewis Munyoro (Coventry), Daniel Munt (Salford), Errol Carter (Gloucestershire), Robert Branton, Jacob Jones, Josh Boulger (Loughborough), Tom Jubb, William Jubb, Kieran Smith (Hull), Lewis Fairhurst, Nathan Taylor (Edge Hill), Ryan Langton (Huddersfield).
Remaining fixtures after this week are:
Wednesday 8 May 2019
England Universities v Great Britain Police (6.00pm); Great Britain Teachers v UK Armed Forces (8.00pm) (both at Siddal).
Wednesday 20 June 2019
Great Britain Police v Great Britain Teachers (6.00pm); England Universities v UK Armed Forces (8.00pm) (both at Sheffield Hallam Sports Park).