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Lewers and Gleghorne selected for England

Ulster’s Iain Lewers and Mark Gleghorne have been included in the England squad for the forthcoming World League finals in New Delhi, India from 10-18 January 2014.

Lewers will be hoping to add to his current tally of 63 caps. Gleghorne, now fully recovered from recent injury, is also hoping to collect a few more caps to add to his 26 he already has.

The tournament will see eight of the world’s finest teams in action and is the culmination of a journey which began back in August 2012 when the first rounds of the competition were played.

The event features two pools of four followed by quarter-finals, semi-finals, classification and medal matches. Pool A will feature reigning Olympic and European Champions Germany alongside New Zealand, England and hosts nation India, while current World Champions Australia face the Netherlands, Belgium and Argentina in Pool B.

Festive dates

26 December Kirk Cup Final Lisnagarvey v Annadale at Garvey hit off 3.45pm

1 January 2014 - Linden Cup Final Newry v Portadown (3.30pm)

1 January 2014 - Sussex Regiment Cup Final Portrush v Ballynahinch (1.30pm). Both finals will be played at Deramore Park, Belfast

Ireland U21 squad

Ulster have the strongest representation in the Irish Under 21 squad which will come together for a training session next month before being reduced down for an Under 21 tournament in February at Mossley.

The Ulster players are: Ben Cosgrove (Grove Menzieshill); Ben McMillan (Mosley); Gavin Adams (Beeston); James Cox (Annadale); James Lorimer (Lisnagarvey); Josh Moffet (Banbridge); Mark Willis (Leeds); Matthew Bell (Banbridge); Matthew Rollins (Cookstown); Michael Robson (Annadale); Neal Glassy (Mossley); Neil Gilmour (Portadown); Owen Magee (Banbridge); Peter Brown (UCD).

 

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