April 17, 2018

TeamUK's Roster Unveiled Ahead of World Cup 2018


Team UK are sending the nation’s top players to compete in the 2018 IQA Quidditch World Cup this June to defend the UK’s position as one of the best teams in the world. The 25-player squad will represent the UK and compete against 31 other teams in their bid for gold in Florence, Italy from 30 June – 1 July.

The 2016 Quidditch World Cup saw Team UK snatch the bronze medal from Canada with a 190* – 60 point win. With eleven players from the 2016 squad returning, Team UK aims to build on their previous success to take on the reigning champions from Australia. Having made their international debut in 2012, Team UK has made six appearances on the global stage so far. The team has consistently grown since 2012, and won gold for the first time at last Summer’s European Games in Oslo.

Team UK will be taking a full squad of 21 players plus four alternates, as allowed by the Tournament Roster Policy. The team captain for this tournament will be Seb Waters.

The 2018 Team UK roster is comprised of:

Anjit Aulakh

Kerry Aziz

Ed Brett

Alex Carpenter

Ash Cooper

Alex Greenhalgh

Andrew Hull

Franky Kempster

Bex Lowe

Ben Malpass

Jan Mikolajczak

Tom Norton

Jess O’Neill

Bill Orridge

Asia Piatek

Jonathan Purvis

Lucy Q

Jacopo Sartori

Tom Stevens

James Thanangadan

Reuben Thompson

Jemma Thripp

Luke Trevett

Seb Waters (C)

Jackie Woodburn

Photo credit: Ajantha Abey Quidditch Photography

QUK Staff

By QUK Staff
April 17, 2018

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