Netball Europe: England Roses name squad for Newcastle

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England have named a 12-strong squad for the Netball Europe competition in Newcastle next month.

Loughborough's Ama Agbeze captains the side in the Championship section of the tournament between 12 and 15 May.

The Roses, who plan to go full-time from June this year, will face Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland.

Gibraltar, Ireland, Israel, Malta, Switzerland, as well as teams from Grenada and USA, will compete in the competition's Challenge section.

England Roses: Helen Housby, Ella Clarke, Kadeen Corbin, Ellie Cardwell, Laura Malcolm (VC), Sophia Candappa, Hannah Joseph, Natalie Haythornthwaite, Jodie Gibson, Ama Agbeze (C), Sam Cook, Leah Kennedy.

Reserves: Eboni Beckford Chambers, Rebekah Airey, George Fisher, Gabrielle Marshall, Jess Shaw, Sara Bayman.

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