20-strong team head to Bulgaria for historic EUBC Schools Championships

May 31, 2018 | by Gemma Field


As well as being one of the largest England teams to ever compete at a major event, it is also the first time females have been added to the Schools championship. Previously females had to wait until being a Junior before they get the chance to compete at a major event.

Mick Driscoll is the Lead Coach for the event and Cliff Perkins is Team Manager. The full team is set out below:


38.5kg Harry Johnson, Bodyshots (London)

40kg Caleb Price, Pinewood (Home Counties)

41.kg Mark Barker, Repton (London)

43kg Shane Patterson, High Fell (Tyne Tees & Wear)

44.5kg Jim Smith, Darlington (Tyne Tees & Wear)

48kg Osama Mohamed, Lions (Midlands)

50kg Royston Barney-Smith, Pinewood (Home Counties)

52kg John Mitchell, Guilford City (Southern Counties)

54kg George Ruston, Chalvedon (Eastern Counties)

56kg Matthew Knipe, Moss Side Fire (North West)

59kg Zac Nearney, Grimsby BA (East Midlands)

68kg Vinny Huczmann, City of Leicester (East Midlands)

80kg Enriko Itauma, St Marys (Southern Counties)



39kg Acacia Nuttall-Barron, People’s Gym (North West)

42kg Ebony Jones, Scunthorpe (East Midlands)

45kg Libby Ellis, Rumbles (Southern Counties)

48kg Charan Dhesi, East Hull, (Yorkshire)

51kg Amalie Garcia, MTK Amateur (North West)

54kg Sophie Shore, Impact (West Midlands)

60kg Abby Briggs, Hunslet (Yorkshire)