The European Youth Championships take place in July and Wales are sending all 4 teams to the competition in Romania.
Commonwealth Stars Josh Stacey and Anna Hursey lead the Welsh team. As European number 11 in the cadet category, Anna will hope to bring back more success. Lara Whitton, who recently won the Chandlers Open, partners her in the cadet team. The Cadet boys consist of Ben Allen and Louie Evans who have both been in fine form recently.
The Junior Boys team, led by Josh consists of Benedict Watson and Yameen Al-Dahiri, who are both heading to the French Youth Open in 2 weeks. Beth Richards, who will also go to France will be teamed up with Grace Clement, who won both categories at the recent St Mellons Open and Lauren Stacey who played very good at Blackpool in February.
Cadet Girls – Lara Whitton & Anna Hursey
Cadet Boys – Ben Allen & Louie Evans
Junior Girls – Beth Richards, Grace Clement & Lauren Stacey
Junior Boys – Josh Stacey, Yameen Al-Dahiri & Benedict Watson
Coaches – Ryan Jenkins, Stephen Jenkins & Simon Oyler