Josh gets England U17 call-up

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THESE four members from Walpole Roller Hockey Club – Josh Bates, Joe Bates, Michael King and Samatha Calver – attended the the national winter training camp run by the England coach Carlos Amaral. The aim of the four-day camp was to improve the fitness of the players and develop their individual and team skills.

Samatha picked up an award for the most improved player and Josh was selected to play in the England under 17 squad.

The Walpole club train every Tuesday at the newly re-opened Shaterz Roller Rink at Walpole Highway. If you would like to try this fast and exciting sport please contact the club by email at