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GB calls for Romford old boys

PUBLISHED: 11:33 12 January 2015 | UPDATED: 11:33 12 January 2015

Romford old boys Glenn Billing and Denis Bell represented Great Britain Under-18s at last year's World Championships in Dumfries

Romford old boys Glenn Billing and Denis Bell represented Great Britain Under-18s at last year's World Championships in Dumfries

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Quartet included in under-18 squad

Four former Romford juniors have been named in the Great Britain Under-18 squad for the World Championships in Estonia later this year.

Denis Bell, Glenn Billing, Toms Rutkis and Callum Wells came up through the ranks at Rom Valley Way, before joining Telford, Okanagan Hockey Academy and Chelmsford when the old rink closed.

And they were included in the touring party for the Division Two tournament in March, after Billing and Rutkis helped the Under-20 squad win gold before Christmas.

Billing said: “I feel very honoured to be chosen to represent my country, as there is no better feeling than putting that GB shirt on.

“I am excited to have been given this opportunity again and am confident we can achieve our goal of a gold medal and promotion in March.

“We have a talented team who work hard and bonded well at the last camp. I look forward to the next camp in February and getting to work so we are all raring to go come March.”


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