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Welsh Athletics & Welsh Schools teams named for Celtic and Home Countries Cross Country International

14/01/2019 00:00, In Blog / Cross Country /

A strong cohort of Welsh athletes will travel to represent Welsh Athletics and Welsh Schools at the IAAF Northern Ireland International Cross Country inc. Celtic and Home Countries International  in Belfast on Saturday 19th January.

European Cross Country representatives Charlie Hulson (Chris Jones; Liverpool Harriers), Kristian Jones (Swansea Harriers) and Matt Willis (Wrexham AC) are amongst the athletes representing the Senior and Junior Men's teams, whilst Swansea duo Alaw Beynon-Thomas (Kevin Evans) and Sian Edwards will head the Senior Women's team in Belfast. 

The event provides another international racing opportunity for some of Wales' most established endurance athletes to test themselves against high calibre fields, and sees Wales compete against Scotland, England, Ireland and Northern Ireland in the team battle for the Celtic and Home Countries International titles. 

Welsh Athletics Team List:

Senior Men Senior Women
Charlie Hulson Alaw Beynon-Thomas
Kristian Jones Sian Edwards
James Hunt  Lucy Marland
Abed Teweldebrahn Helen Marshall
U23 Men U23 Women
Ciaran Lewis Abigayle Goodrick-Latham
Jack Turner Rhiannon Kamink
Matthew Williams Bronwen Owen
Oliver Dickinson Isobel Parry-Jones
U20 Men  U20 Women
Nathan Jones Bethan Davies
Larry Ryan Katrin Higginson
Matthew Willis Martha Owen
Thomas Wood  Laura Wright 
U17 Men U17 Women
Finley Hines Aimee Callow
Osian Perrin Orla Davies
Lloyd Sheppard Samia Jones
Mike Spill Eden O'Dea



















Welsh Schools Team List: 

U20 Men U20 Women
Remi Adebiyi Eva Edwards
Liam Griffiths  Annwen Gammon
Morgan James Ffion Higginson
Spencer Smith Beth Thomas






Staff List:

Name Role
Graham Finlayson Team Manager
Nicola Haines-Jones Team Manager
John Messum Team Manager 
Delyth Brown WSAA Team Manager
Zane Maynard  WSAA Team Manager







Congratulations to everyone selected, and best of luck to all Welsh athletes travelling to Northern Ireland this coming weekend.