Further information about the Home Nations’ teams will be published here as it becomes available
Selection policies for England, Scotland and Northern Ireland available from right-hand-side panel.
Announcement 24 April 2014 (link to news item):
Scotland have selected 14 wrestlers for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
The Scots are seeking a first Games medal since 1994, with twins Fiona and Donna Robertson out to improve on a string of fourth places in 2010.
The 48kg sisters, 44, took up the sport prior to the Delhi Games, having both won Commonwealth medals in their previous discipline of judo.
Jayne Clason, Kathryn Marsh, Sarah Jones, Viorel Etko and Joseph Luigi Bianco also have past Games experience.
Victor Keelan, President of the Scottish Wrestling Association, said: “The Scottish Wrestling Association is extremely proud of our athletes selected to compete for Team Scotland in the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
“Through their hard work and the leadership of our national coach Volodymyr Gladkov, we feel we have a strong team to lead us to success in Glasgow and create a legacy for our future wrestlers.”
Team Scotland, wrestling:
Joseph Luigi Bianco
The Team England Wrestling team was announced on 8th June
|Olga Butkevych||Women’s 58kg||Manchester||Zaporizhia, Ukraine|
|Chinu Chinu||Men’s 125kg||Oldbury||Ludhiana, India|
|Sophie Edwards||Women’s 75kg||Manchester||Warrington|
|Michael Grundy||Men’s 74kg||Wigan||Billinge|
|Sarah Grundy||Women’s 58kg||Wigan||Wigan|
|Oleksandr Madyarchyk||Men’s 61kg||Sale||Khust, Ukraine|
|Louisa Porogovksa||Women’s 55kg||Bolton||Preston|
|George Ramm||Men’s 61kg||Bolton||Bolton|
|Leon Rattigan||Men’s 97kg||Manchester||Bristol|
|Yana Rattigan||Women’s 48kg||Manchester||Khmelnitsky, Ukraine|
|Philip Roberts||Men’s 65kg||Wigan/Aspull||Bolton|
|Chloe Spiteri||Women’s 63kg||London||Leytonstone|
|Omar Tafail||Men’s 57kg||Birmingham||London|
The team will be accompanied by the following:
Team Leader: Shaun Morley
Team Coach: Anatollii Kharytoniuk
Team Physio: Rob Hamilton
There will also be two deputy Team Leaders gaining experience of multi-sports tournaments for the future, Trevor Hoskins and Eddy Kavanagh
Announcement 10th June (Link to news item)
Norik Koczarian 65kg and Hugh McCloskey 97kg will represent Northern Ireland.
The 65kg event takes place on Wednesday 30th July with the 97kg event takming place the day before on Tuesday 29th July.
The team will be accompanied by John O’Rawe, the Northern Ireland Wrestling Association Talent Development Coach
Announcement 23rd June (link to news item)
57kg Craig Pilling
61kg Damion Arzu
74kg Thomas Hawthorn
86kg Oliver Cole
63kg Sarah Connolly
The team will be accompanied by Alan Jones as Team Manager and National Coach Arash Shojeai.