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England announce schedule & team for the upcoming US fall-ball tour

Team England will continue their preparations for next years FIL Men’s World Championships with an up coming Fall Ball tour to the USA. The team will depart on the 18th October and play a a series of games in the New England area against NCAA opposition.

Head Coach Matthew Bagley also named his travelling team on Friday; “Team England is very excited to travel to the United States to play against some of the best university teams in the world next October. It will be such an honour to step onto the field against Dartmouth College, the University of Massachusetts (UMass), Harvard University, Boston University, Brown University and Bryant College. We expect this tour to be an important step in the selection process for the 2014 World Championships in Denver, and all of the players are excited to get over to Boston and start scrimmaging!”

Training Squad – October USA Tour 

Nick Anderton – Cheadle
Ben McAllister – Stockport
Wil Stelfox – Manchester Wacs

Close Defence/LSM
Andrew Baxter – Stockport
Bill Fisher – Poynton
Tommy Kirkland – Sheffield University
Sam Patterson – Stockport
Kyle Standiford – Durham University
Bennett Standiford – Lade LC
Tom Williamson – Stockport
Jak Wawrzyniak – Providence College/Heaton Mersey

Chris Wainer – Heaton Mersey
Matt Baldwin – No Club

Tom Gallon – Manchester Wacs
Matt Birkett – Walcountian Blues
Chris Brady – Cheadle
Tom Bracegirdle – Sheffield University

Offensive Midfield
Mike Armstrong – Timperley
Glenn Humphreys – Cheadle
Tom Gosnay – Stockport
Sam Russell – Poynton
Jack Brook – Timperley
Ben Lyon – Sheffield
Sam Dexter – Cheadle

Colin Clive – Siena College
Nick Watson Adelphi University/Heaton Mersey
Josh Roden – Timperley
Dom Fitzgerald – Manchester Wacs
Oli White – Timperley
Ryan Hunns – Heaton Mersey
Ady Bennett – Cheadle (Not Travelling)

October Tour Schedule

Saturday 19th @ Dartmouth University (10.00EST)
Sunday 20th @ UMass (13.00EST)
Tuesday 22nd @ Harvard University (19.30EST)
Wednesday 23rd @ Boston University (19.00EST)
Friday 25th @ Brown University (16.00EST) + Chazz’s Crew (14.00EST)
Saturday 26th @ Bryant University (11.00EST)

We will bring you more about the tour in the coming weeks