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Former Romford juniors get GB under-20s call up

PUBLISHED: 10:30 12 November 2018 | UPDATED: 17:28 12 November 2018

Former Romford junior Harry Gulliver in action for the Okanagan Hockey Academy (pic: Nicky Pearce)

Former Romford junior Harry Gulliver in action for the Okanagan Hockey Academy (pic: Nicky Pearce)

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Former Romford junior ice hockey players Harry Gulliver and Mason Biddulph have been named in the Great Britain under-20s squad ahead of IIHF World Championships in Tallinn.

Raiders defenceman Callum Burnett (pic John Scott)Raiders defenceman Callum Burnett (pic John Scott)

GB will meet hosts Estonia, as well as Korea, Lithuania, Romania and Spain in Division Two Group A from January, 13 to 19 at the Tondiraba Ice Hall.

Gulliver started to play at Romford at the age of six and represented the club at under-10, under-12 and under-14 level, while also representing the South East Conference and England under-13s in Quebec.

He has played for Great Britain under-18s regularly and will now dress for the under-20s.

The 19-year-old currently plays for the Ogden Mustangs in America.

Biddulph also spent a number of years in the Romford junior set-up before moving to Guildford and has now opted to play his hockey in America as well.

The current Islanders player top scored for GB under-18s in last season’s Championships as they bagged gold.

Everyone Active Raiders defenceman Callum Burnett has been named on the reserves list alongside former Romford juniorRio Grinell-Parke.

17-year-old Burnett is currently playing for both Raiders and Raiders NIHL 2 team this season while Grinell-Parke is playing for Milton Keynes Thunder in NIHL 1.

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