Welsh Players Around the World

Carey in Krakow on Team GB duty at European Games


Charlotte Carey is currently in Krakow, Poland representing Team GB at the 2023 European Games.

Carey heads to her second European Games, after competing at the 2019 games in Minsk, as one of six table tennis athletes among a team of 178 athletes across all sports representing Team GB at the third European Games to be held in Krakow from June 21 to July 2.

The six are: Charlotte Carey, Tin-Tin Ho (ENG), Liam Pitchford (ENG), Paul Drinkhall (ENG), Tom Jarvis (ENG) and Sam Walker (ENG).

Joining Carey in Krakow is former Welsh men’s number one Ryan Jenkins. The former Welsh National Coach is apart Team GB coaching staff at the games.

It has been a fast turnaround for Carey after just returning from the WTT Contender in Lagos, Nigeria where Carey reached the qualifying third round and narrowly missing out on a place in the main draw losing out to Reeth Tennison (IND) 11-9 in the 5th set. While partnered with Ho (ENG) in the woman’s doubles they reached the last 16 before losing out the the Chinese pair of Li and Guo 3-1.

Results can be found here – EUROPEAN GAMES DRAWS & RESULTS

South American Tour for Hursey

Anna Hursey is heading to South America this week where she will take part in the WTT Youth Star Contender in Lima, Peru (21st-25th June) before heading to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil for the WTT Youth Contender (28th June-1st July).

In Lima Hursey will be the 7th seed in the U19 girls singles while she her and her partner, Sophie Early (ENG), are 2nd seeds in the U19 girls doubles. In the U19 mixed doubles Hursey will partner with Remi Chambet-Weil (NED) and they will entre the event as the 3rd seeds.

When the tour rolls into Rio Hursey will be seeded 5th in the U19 girls singles and 3rd seed in the U17 girls singles while in the mixed doubles her and her partner, Carlos Fernandez (PER) will start the event as 6th seeds.


Results can be found here:

WTT YSC Lima, Peru

WTT YC Rio, Brazil


Welsh Juniors head to Galway for Senior School Championships


This years International Senior School Championships is taking place in Galway, Ireland from the 23rd -25th June where Wales will be sending 10 players in search of medals against the other 6 home nations. The event starts with team events across the age groups where our players will face off against England, Scotland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey on Friday and Saturday while Sunday will see the individual champions be crowned.


Wales Team

U18 Boys – Oscar Marriott & Rhys Fiddler

U16 Boys – Toby Harwood & Thomas Bird

U16 Girls – Ruby Elliott & Darcey Taylor

U14 Boys – Danial Mead & Harry Street

U14 Girls – Lily Walters & Amelie David



Stephen Jenkins

Aaron Beech

Cerys Evans

Sam Slatter

David Webber


Para Players Czech Bound

5 Welsh players are a part of a 11 strong British Para Table Tennis squad heading the Czech Republic for the Czech Para Open in Ostrava from the 22nd-24th June.
The Welsh contingent is made of

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic medallists

Tom Matthews (Class 1)
Paul Karabardak (Class 6),

Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Champion

Joshua Stacey (Class 9), 2022

World Doubles Champion

Grace Williams(Class 8)

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Champion

Rob Davies (Class1).