This year the Preston Innovations England Feeder Team travel to France for the 10th FIPSed World Feeder Angling Championship on the La Vilaine River, Rieux on the 11th/12th July.

Preston Innovations England Feeder Team Manager Dean Barlow said “I have made no changes to the side that came 4th in South Africa last year, but have had to make a change to the management side for this year, as my current assistant manager Will Freeman and his wife are expecting their first child. Will’s duties will resume as normal next year, so for this year I have chosen former England International angler Darren Cox to help.”

Preston Innovations England Feeder Team are;
Steve Ringer
Mick Vials
Phil Ringer
Lee Kerry
Rob Wootton
Adam Wakelin
Dean Barlow (manager)
Darren Cox (assistant manager)
Jamie Harrison (assistant)
Eddie Bridon (assistant)

Dean also stated “In addition to the World Championship, France are running a teams of four European Challenge match on the same venue 13th/14th June. I’m taking this opportunity to look at some younger anglers to gain international experience for the future.”

The teams are:

(England White)
Adam Wakelin (C)
Jamie Harrison
Eddie Bridon
Gareth Lambert

(England Red)
Mick Vials (C)
Lee Kerry
Phil Ringer
Rob Wootton

(England Young Guns)
James Dent (C)
Adam Firth
Joe Carass
Frankie Gianoncelli

(England Select)
Dean Barlow (C)
Mac Stephens
Darren Cox
Steve Ringer