MARK DOWNES and Steve Sanders, Angling Trust England Youth managers, have announced the U18s and U23s teams, who will be representing England in the World Championships in Radece, Slovenia on July 28 and 29.

The Drennan U23s England team for 2012 will be an unchanged squad from last year’s World Angling Games held in Italy.  They are: Matt Godfrey, Matt Derry, Frankie Gianocelli, Cameron Hughes and James Dent.

Mark Downes said: ‘This is a good team, full of experience and I feel we will do well on this particular venue.’

The Sensas U18s squad will consist of

  • Jake Dye  from Worksop, Notts.  Age 17
  • Luke Wrzosek from Normanton, Yorkshire  Age 17
  • Matt Barnett from Liphook, Hampshire  Age 15
  • Sam Hughes  from Coleford, Gloucs   Age 16
  • Matt Oliver  from Hertford, Herts.   Age 16.

The World Championship venue on the River Sava, Radece, Slovenia, is the venue where Drennan Team England took the bronze medal in the European Championships three years ago.

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