Hornets are delighted to congratulate Ciara Belsham, U16 girls player, selected to the U17/18 Engalnd squad.

dsc_0189Basketball England’s Technical & Performance Manager, Vladan Dragosavac commented “Congratulations to all players and their coaches on selection for England National programmes 2016/17. The Regional Development Tournament was great opportunity for all to enjoy basketball and perform to their best.”

With the Home Nations all coming together to compete as Great Britain from 1 October 2016 Basketball England’s aim is to have as many players & staff as possible involved in the Great Britain teams.

The camp in December will help us to select 16 players for U18/U16 England National programme who will be considered for the Great Britain U18/U16 programmes and European Championships in 2017.

“This is also a great day for the local clubs which have nurtured local talent and helped them to progress and represent their region and to then achieve England squad selection”.

Two other U16 girls Hornets; Morgan Davis and Mollie Baars competed with Ciara for South at the u17 RDT, whilst fellow teammates Ella Messetter and Kiylo Solgabade compete this weekend in the U15 RDT.

An extremely proud Coach Jenner is looking forward to the new season with his experience U16 team in Prem divsion South West and a strong new u14 team starting their first season at National League. Go Girls!