Youth Squads

The England Youthteams compete annually in competitions including:

  • The Youth Camrose/Peggy Bayer - against the other 'Home Nations'
  • The Channel Trophy - against France, Belgium and Netherlands
  • The European Championships (odd-numbered years)
  • The World Championships (even-numbered years, if qualifying via the preceding year's European Championships)
  • and other competitions

Recent selections can be seen here. The squads meet regularly throughout the year to practice, and receive expert coaching from the squad leaders and other current leading players, who give their services voluntarily. The following lists contain all the members of the current Youth Squads.

Under 26’s

Olivia Bailey Henry Bissell Charles Bucknell Jonathan Clark Joe Clark
Joshua Clarke David Chen Laura Covill Nick Dean Jonathan Derrick
Daisy Dillon Laura Ersek Nathan Galpin Aaron Hutton Daniel Kelsall
Filippos Kritsalis Stephen Kennedy Toby Lloyd-Jones Nicholas Lee Jack Lawrence
Bethany Madden Ben Norton Oliver Powell Siyu Ren Alex Skelton
Eshan Singhal Hanna Tuus Kripa Panchagnula Dominic Price Tony Ye
Scott Wang Ewa Wieczorek

Under 21’s

Sam Anoyrkatis Theo Anoyrkatis Jasmine Bakhshi William Clennell Woody Cohen
Dido Coley Dominic Cooke Andrew Cope Liam Fegarty Liz Gahan
Benjamin Gardner Theo Gillis Patrick Gaudart Kim Hudson Megan Jones
Lily Kearney Imogen La Chapelle Edmund Lea Ben Lewis Harry Madden
Alex Pemberton Jack Ronayne Henry Rose Liam Sanderson Oscar Selby
Senthur Shanmugarasa Theodore Sinclair Zane Soonawalla Kavinthan Vickneswaran Daniel Winter

Under 16's

Bjorn Ahl Venetia Anoyrkatis Charlotte Bedford Frederick Beneat Andrew Bradkin
Thomas Bradkin James Cater Harriet Cork Jamie Fegarty Thomas Gardner
Martin Hawkes Amelia Mauve Antoinina Mauve Lucy Norman Aman Parekh
Jacob Potter Thomas Potter Raphaela Sinclair Sam Wakefield William Wauchope

Squad Leaders

U26: Nick Sandqvist
U26 Women: Sally Brock, with Bryony Youngs
U21: Michael Byrne
U16: Giorgio Provenza, assisted by Alan Shillitoe

To contact any of the squad manager, or for more information on the Youth squads, please write to the Selection Committee secretary Charlie Bucknell, or ring him on 01296 317219, and he will pass on your enquiry.


Thank you to the following sponsor, donors, and supporters, for their contribution and assistance to the squad's involvement in the 2018 World Youth Team Championships in China:

  • Touchlight - for their donation of £10,000 to fund travel and training for the U26 Women’s team.
  • Tetragon - for their donation to support the participation of the U16 team
  • No Fear Bridge - for their financial donation, and for their support of the U16s through the donation of free membership to their website to all the squad and coaches.
  • English Bridge Education & Development

General donations