Following another competitive and strong U20s Trial at Preston Grasshoppers the U20 Management Group have named the following players to join the initial U20 Squad.
Lead Coach Martin Scott stated, “We had another strong group of players to choose from and we have selected a very good Squad. Those who haven’t made the cut this time are still very much in our thoughts and we will be looking to bring at least 2 or 3 further players into the squad in the very near future.
Alex Brooks (MMU), Theo Hulbert (MMU), Matt Ashcroft (Fylde), Sam Kyle-Clay (Kirkby Lonsdale), Josh Lever (MMU), Drew Stephenson (Fylde), Khalid Safi (Broughton Park), Adam Christie (Eccles), Ryan Woolfenden (Sedgley Park), Kieron McNamara (Broughton Park), Jacob McHugh (Blackburn), Josh Jones (Leigh), Blake Snell (Preston Grasshoppers), Conner James (Sedgley Park), Eduard Handford (Burnley)
Leon Simpson (Sedgley Park) Harris Morris (Huddersfield/Leeds Beckett), Tom Husbands (MMU), Will Gregory (Fylde), Ben Turner (Bath Uni), Dalton Frith (MMU), Joe Kilbride (Heaton Moor), Jack Martin (MMU), Daniel Martin (MMU), Will Walmsley (Blackburn), Ben Gould (Fylde/Leeds Beckett), Jacob Tansey (Bath Uni), Sion Edwards (MMU)
The U20s will be looking to repeat last years Squad by making the U20 County Championship Final at Twickenham in May, they open their Group games with a Home Tie against Durham U20 before meeting their oldest rivals Yorkshire U20 in the New Year.