Ciaran Long and Josh Ward sign for Manchester Phoenix

Ciaran Long
Long made his Premier League debut aged just 14

Manchester Phoenix have added Ciaran Long and Josh Ward to their squad for the new English Premier League season.

Long, 20, has had spells at Swindon Cougars and Slough Jets, and spent last year at Basingstoke Bisons where he scored 30 points.

Ward, 19, came through the Nottingham youth system and joins from their Elite League side, the Panthers.

Both players recently represented Great Britain's U20 side who won a bronze medal in the World Championships.