BARLA GB U21's Fly to Russia



The Unison BARLA Great Britain Under 21s fly out from Terminal 2 at Manchester Airport at 4.00am Thursday 24th June for their tour of Russia. On arriving in Moscow via Amsterdam they catch an overnight train to St Petersburg.

On Saturday 26th June they will take part in a four team tournament including St Petersburg and St Petersburg Students.

On Monday 28th June they will return to Moscow in preparation for their game against Russia champions Veraya which takes place three days later on the 1st July before returning back to Manchester on Friday 2nd July

The Unison BARLA Great Britain Tour Manager Phil Johnson said,

“This will be a great opportunity for our youngsters to mature in a once in a life time experience. To engage in international competition on Russian soil that will enhance their progression to full international recognition.

“I look forward to the games in Russia with my coaching staff and administration staff being fully prepared to set the right platform for our young guns to perform on centre stage in Russia. The Tour that sets out on the 24th June is part of BARLAs annual summer tour programme to promote and spread the game across the world.”

The Squad:

Ryan Amor (Wath Brow Hornets), Richard Bostock (Thornhill Trojans), John Paul Brocklebank (Egremont Rangers), Tony Burns (Kells), Mark Cahill (Leigh East), Scott Clark (Thatto Heath Crusaders), John Dawes (Maryport), Jamie Devine (Wath Brow Hornets), Daryl Flannery (Leigh Miners Rangers), Dean Gamble (Sharlston Rovers), Steve Gill (Castleford Panthers), Jonathon Goulding (Cockermouth), Richard Huby (Wath Brow Hornets), Chris Jones (Shaw Cross Sharks), Carl McBaine (Barrow Island), Scott Mountain (Skirlaugh), Brett Phillips (Seaton Rangers), Shaun Robinson (Saddleworth Rangers), Adam Thomason (Leigh Miners Rangers), James Tindall (Skirlaugh), Alex Trumper (Thatto Heath Crusaders), Kris Walker (Myton Warriors), Mike Williams (Eastmoor Dragons). (Management) Tony Spence (Head Coach), Neil Horton (Assistant Coach), David Edge (Physio), Phil Johnson (Manager), Chris Parr (Assistant Manager), Sean High (PRO).

Steve Manning
BARLA Media Manager

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