Friesland, Holland (15th & 16th January ’11)
10 English development squad players took part in a triangular tournament and training weekend with their Belgian and Dutch counterparts, with Peter White and Kerry White emerging victorious in the men’s and women’s competitions to highlight the strength in depth of the national team.
There was good news elsewhere, with Jeremy Hindle and Jon Fagan both making promising international debuts, and the 6-strong ladies team all gaining good results and valuable experience abroad, especially with Holland hosting the next CIJB World Championships.
The squad was
(men) Peter White, Luke Stradwick, Jon Fagan, Jeremy Hindle
(women) Kerry White, Ash Lumbard, Marianne Rees, Anita Ganguly, Emmalina Thompsell, Emily Scoones