England team selection for Ireland duel

November 9, 2019 | by Matt Halfpenny


England has selected a team for its duel with an experienced Ireland team at Cannock’s Premier Suite on Saturday 23rd November.

The team chosen is mainly made up of Europeans medallists, and are all year young at their respective age groups.

The main purpose of the duel is to start early preparations for some of the Three Lions’ potential team members for the European Championships in 2020.

England coaches will include Ivan Cobb, John Stubbs, Laura Sargeant and Shiney Singh.

Tickets are available to watch the 12-bout show priced at £15 for adults and £10 for Under-16s, with ringside seats £25 and a ringside table of 10 (including buffet) £350.

Doors open at 6pm ahead of a 7.30pm start. For more details, call 01543 572092.

England squad


48kg       Megan Bainbridge (no allowance)              Brandon                             Tyne, Tees and Wear

50kg       Shelby-Marie Lee                                            Minster                              Southern Counties

54kg       Shane Patterson                                              Wearmouth                       Tyne, Tees and Wear

57kg       Royston Barney-Smith                                   Pinewood                           Home Counties


51kg       Holly Heffron                                                     Heart of Portsmouth       Southern Counties

52kg       Charlie Hickford                                               Bodyshots                          London

54kg       Sameenah Toussaint                                        Northolt                             London

56kg       Joe McGrail                                                       Everton Red Triangle      Merseyside and Cheshire

64kg       Danielle Marshall                                             Hartlepool                         Tyne, Tees and Wear

64kg       Huey Malone                                                     Christ The King                Midlands