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England to begin Women's European Championship campaign

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England Senior Women begin the defence of their title as Europe’s no.1 at the 2019 Women’s European Championship tomorrow against Ireland.

England face Ireland in their first match at 8.40am UK Time on Tuesday (16 July) as part of the pool stages, with the European Championship moving to a ‘top division’ structure similar to the World Cup, which will see the top 6 sides pitted against each other.

After Tuesday’s opener, further games against Germany, Israel, Wales and Scotland will decide the sides’ positioning and route through to the medal matches.

After a strong performance at the recent Home Internationals Series, beating Germany, Scotland and Wales en route to the title, as well as valuable experience against the US/WPLL touring side last month, England are in strong spirits heading into the tournament. 

All England’s pool matches are scheduled to be live streamed on the Olympic Channel : https://www.olympicchannel.com/events/detail/women-s-european-championship-netanya/

 2019 Women’s European Championship Schedule - Israeli time (UK Time)

Tuesday 16 July - England v Ireland – 10.40am (8.40am)
Wednesday 17 July - England v Germany – 10.40am (8.40am)
Thursday 18 July - England v Israel – 8.00pm (6.00pm)
Saturday 20 July - England v Wales – 1.00pm (11.00am)
Sunday 21 July - England v Scotland – 5.20pm (3.20pm)

The full tournament schedule can also be found at www.lacrosse2019.com

England Squad

GK
Lucy Grant
Katie Greenwood

Defence
Emma Adams
Chloe Chan
Emma Oakley
Zoe Thursz

Midfield
Claire Faram
Anna Featherstone
Tilly Foster
Emily Gray
Camilla Hayes
Lucy Lynch
Tilly Shires
Liv Wimpenny

Attack
Torz Anderson
Alex Drewe
Jenny Simpson
Megan Whittle


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