IceSheffield kids ready to take on France’s finest

Sheffield Rapiers on international duty
Sheffield Rapiers on international duty

SHEFFIELD Rapiers are beaming with pride after four squad members were selected for the England Under 15s team.

They are (from left to right) Cole Shudra - son of Sheffield Steelers’ legend, Ron, Ollie Simms, Kyle Smith and Joe Colton.

The skaters represent England in France this weekend and then go to Switzerland in April.

Shudra said: “Everyone at iceSheffield and the junior programme wishes good luck to the guys - we hope they have two great tournaments.”

Eleven months ago, Rapiers secured the North Division One championship.

Other skaters selected to represent their country include: England 13s: Liam Kirk, England 16s: Tom Barry, Cameron Brownley, Kyle Smith GB18s: Jonathan Kirk, Thomas Wells, (Reserve: Thomas Parkinson.)

GB Women: Reagan Downing, Emma Sanders.