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Looking forward to this weekend’s 2023 Home Nations Championships in Dublin -

England men and women travel to Dublin, Ireland this weekend for the 2023 Home Nations Championships, where England’s senior men will set out to defend the title they won last year in Coventry.

This year the England men are led by highly experienced international coach Nick Hume who joined the England and GB men’s squads recently. Nick says “I am looking forward to a strong performance not only from the England squad but also the other British athletes competing for selection in next month’s LEN European qualification event next month”.

The England team includes a senior debut for Solihull’s Oliver Vodden aged 20, congratulations Oliver!

England’s women have selected a team for Dublin which includes 15 year old Lucy Blenkinship and Amelie Perkins, both making their debuts, congratulations Lucy and Amelie!

Head Coach Katy Cutler leads this development squad, many of whom are looking forward to their senior debuts whilst still in the junior pathways.

Connor Jukes on the whistle

On the officiating side it is great to see Connor Jukes making his international refereeing debut at the Home Nations event after a successful domestic season and the Gauteng invitational club tournament in South Africa last month. Well done Connor!

All matches will be live streamed on a pay-to-view basis throughout the weekend by HBV. The company have advised that the cost of a livestream day ticket is €10 per day and a full event (3 day) ticket is €18. Access to live streaming is via Swim Ireland (

The men’s team is:

Elliot McHugh, Penguin
Aaron Winstanley, City of Manchester
George Davies, Cheltenham/Solihull
Kameron Powell, Exeter
Rudi Polster, Cheltenham
Jordan Elliot, City of Coventry/City of Manchester
Daniel Atkinson, Invicta
Tom Hunt, Cheltenham
John Pratt, Sedgefield
James Salt, Penguin
Ryan Symington, Sutton and Cheam
Fraser Duguid, City of Manchester
Tom Manley, City of Manchester
Oliver Vodden, Rotherham/Solihull

HC Nick Hume, AC Matt Holland, TM Ian Elliot

The women’s team is:

Maddie Calthorp, Mid Sussex Marlins
Harriet Dickens, City of Manchester
Lottie Winstanley, Watford
Amelie Cornell, City of Liverpool
Rachel Tibke, City of Liverpool
Lucy Blenkinship, City of Manchester
Kelsey Evans, Tyldesley
Ruby Rosser, Worthing
Holly Toone ,Tyldesely
Amelia Brooksbank, City of Manchester
Amelie Perkins, Cheltenham/City of Coventry
Madeline Brown, Hucknall

HC Katy Cutler, AC Rose Younger, TM Victoria Dickens

One response to “Looking forward to this weekend’s 2023 Home Nations Championships in Dublin”

  1. Robert Bent says:

    best of luck to all the players and lets hope for an enjoyable tournament, it is a shame it is pay per view when i was hoping we were trying to raise the profile of this fanatastic sport and allowing others to watch and get to understand the rules of the game.

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