TEAM GB: Pearce takes final squad place

Ipswich’s Chloe Pearce has become the tenth and final addition to Women’s Team GB test squad for the Australian tour this coming November. Pearce becomes the third U16 rider in the squad, joining Poole’s Macie Schmidt and Sheffield’s Niamh Morton.

Team boss Geoff Gamage commented: “Chloe’s progression in the past six weeks has earned her the last spot, where she will also join Eagles team mates Lauren Jacobs and Charlie Jane Herbert.”

The full Women’s squad for the 2017 World Championships in Adelaide is:

  • Michelle Whitehead (Leicester) – Captain
  • Laura Watson (Sheffield) – Vice-Captain
  • Charlie Jane Herbert (Ipswich)
  • Lauren Hookway (Exeter)
  • Lauren Jacobs (Ipswich)
  • Kristina Mines (Poole)
  • Niamh Morton (Sheffield)
  • Chloe Pearce (Ipswich)
  • Elizabeth Rigley (Leicester)
  • Macie Schmidt (Poole)

Cover photo by Andrew Parr