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Great Britain Under 19s men are completing final preparations ahead of their IFAF European Championships clash with Italy in Milan on Saturday evening. The match is can be viewed by free live stream at this link from 8pm.

Harry Buckland: pumped (pic IFAF)

Team Captain and wide receiver, Harry Buckland said: “The team are ecstatic for this game We’ve worked so hard and bonded as a group leading up to playing this strong Italian side. We are excited to show all our progress on the field come Saturday night!”

Head coach Scott Rowe added: “I am really proud to be out here with a fantastic group of players and coaches. As a collective, we have worked so hard to put ourselves in this position. These young men have a great opportunity to make a real impact and continue the upward trajectory of the GB U19 program.”

The U19 European Championships takes on a new format this year – with the GB game one of six taking place over the weekend. Defending champions, Austria play Finland at home and runners up Sweden will host Denmark. Elsewhere, Germany returns to the competition and will travel to current bronze medalists, France, Spain host Belgium and Switzerland travels to the Czech Republic.

Final preparations: squad united (pic Ryan Allen)

Full travelling squad:

Pos Name Jersey no.# Team
QB Finley Guyan 8 Cologne Crocodiles
QB Joseph McGovern 5 Rushmoor Knights
RB Rosen Nikolov 22 SGS Pride
RB Sam Geddes 9 Leeds Beckett Carnegie
RB Luca Garner-Beynon 27 South Wales Warriors
RB Alexander Edun 44 London Warriors
WR Kingsley Eke 1 South London Renegades
WR Harry Buckland 11 SGS Pride
WR Harley Skinner-Henry 17 London Blitz
WR Ryan Hart 30 SGS Pride
WR Isaac Waugh 85 Chorley Buccaneers
WR Onrie Manning 18 SGS Pride
WR Jack Lugton 13 Loughborough University
WR Karl Valmont 4 London Blitz
OL Joseph Mugford 77 Exeter Demons
OL Louis Burghes 74 Exeter Demons
OL Taylor Shortland 73 Loughborough University
OL Henry Flatt 60 Loughborough University
OL Ben Millar 79 Edinburgh Napier Knights
OL Cam Dwyer 70 SGS Pride
OL Dominic Norbron 61 Scunthorpe Alphas
OL Jake Butler 69 Rushmoor Knights
DL Jake Pearman 99 Gateshead Senators
DL Brandon Tennant 94 Kent Exiles
DL Olaite Okunlola 55 London Blitz
DL Jacob Wilkes 98 NFL Academy
DL Oliver Williams 92 SGS Pride
DL Nathan Gayle 91 UWE Bullets
LB Jack Redhead 34 Tamworth Phoenix
LB Luca Clements 19 Edinburgh Napier Knights
LB Edward Kyere 40 London Blitz
LB Caspar Harker 54 NFL Academy
LB Michael Alade 56 Kent Exiles
LB Jahveal Laidley 42 NFL Academy
DB Joe Timmons 14 Nottingham Caesars
DB Gabriel Wiseman 16 Nottingham Caesars
DB Nelson Hamilton 6 Tamworth Phoenix
DB James Eaton 35 Sheffield Giants
DB Jerome Darko 2 SGS Pride
DB Toby Dean 24 Solent Seahawks
DB Thabo Witter 3 London Blitz
DB Ibrahim Cham 21 South London Renegades
DB Harrison Gilroy 26 North East Giants
DB Vinnie Maxfield 7 NFL Academy
DB Daniel Schofield 36 Chorley Buccaneers