Ynys Môn have been invited to compete at the first ever invitational netball island games held in Isle of Man from 6-12th November.
Other competing islands include: Isle of Man, Orkney, Shetland, Guernsey and Jersey.
Anglesey had over 50 girls trial in September for 15 spaces on the team.
Team selected includes:
Gwenan Williams (Captain)
Lucie Leonard (Captain)
Steff Oliver Smith
Simone Gould – Head Coach
Grace Anderson – Attacking Coach
Sapphira Fisher – Defensive Coach
Heidi Bakewell – Team Manager
Cara Roberts – Performance Analyst
Management is extremely grateful for the local businesses that have sponsored the Ynys Môn team and individual players.
The Renegade Group
Clwb Rotari Caergybi
The Socially Distant Sports Bar
Unigol / Individual
Gwenan Williams – Môn ar Lwy, Penrhyn Cottages, Yr Odyn Air B&B
Lucie Leonard – Sw Môr Môn, Ysgol St Gerrard’s & Cerrig Y Barcud Holiday Cottages
Steffanie Oliver Smith – Red Boat, Domu, & Joshua Aksel Badminton
Saran Roberts –
Cerys Jones – Hogan’s
Rhodd Alaw – Llefrith Cybi, Barnfit
Gwen Roberts –
Cerys Parry – Mona Tractor, M-Trac Cymru, DJS Hydraulics, DW Williams Agricultural Merchant
Alaw Ceris –
Jessie Jones – Menai, Home Maid on Anglesey
Gwenno Pritchard – Recordiau Côsh, Bragdy Cybi.
Kathryn Hughes – Clynnog & Trefor
Elin Barwick –
Cerys Davies –
Elan Gilford – Olew Gewynnau
There are still players available to sponsor, if you’re interested please get in contact.
The girls have been working hard in training in preparation for the games which will be tough going up against teams who play regularly in the English and Scottish Regional Leagues, in addition to competing against the Isle of Man, who are currently 27th in the World.
The first match is on the 7th November at 10 am vs Shetland and they will be shown on YouTube. Tickets are also available to buy for anyone travelling to the games.
The team will be getting their first run out at the Thundercats Tournament on the 28th October in their new dresses designed and supplied by Exile Sportswear.