GB Lions U19 Roster Announced

Following the new trials process, BAFA National Teams shared the Great British Lions Under 19s roster on Monday:

The successful players broken down by position are:



  • Louis Benzey, Quarterback, Solent Seahawks
  • Matthew John, Quarterback, London Warriors
  • Nathan Lester, Quarterback, Birmingham Lions

Running backs:

  • Bolaji Adewale, Running Back, Kent Exiles
  • Dominic De Monte, Running Back, Solent Seahawks
  • Lennox Osei-Biney, Running Back, London Blitz
  • Rueben Quinn-Williams, Running Back, Manchester Titans
  • Jack Stodel, Running Back, Hertfordshire Cheetahs

Wide Receivers:

  • Louis De Cloedt, Wide Receiver, East Kent Mavericks
  • Louis Hall, Wide Receiver, Cobham Cougars
  • Scott Mckigen, Wide Receiver, East Kilbride Pirates
  • Tom Morgan, Wide Receivers, Manchester Titans
  • Nathan Oti, Wide Receiver, London Blitz
  • Nathan Salmon, Wide Receiver, Sheffield Giants
  • Leonardo Sophoclis, Wide Receiver, London Blitz
  • Ben Thomas, Wide Receiver, Solent Seahawks
  • Robert Withers, Wide Receiver, Edinburgh Wolves
  • Babatunde Ganiyu, Wide Receiver, London Blitz

Offensive Line:

  • Gabriel Bruce, O line, Birmingham Lions
  • Theo Eddy, O line, Black Country Vipers
  • Danny Eddleston, O line, Chorley Buccaneers
  • Cameron Fortey, O line, Highland Wildcats
  • George Harvey, O line, Manchester Titans
  • Jed Hennessy, O line, Farnham Knights
  • Jordan Lee, O line, Nottingham Caesars
  • Oliver Raven, O line, Solent Seahawks
  • Will Shaughnessy, O line, Manchester Titans
  • Thomas Smith, O line, Merseyside Nighthawks

Defensive Line:

  • Byron Kealy, D Line, Hertfordshire Cheetahs
  • Louis Gallagher, D Line, Black Country Vipers
  • Max Reynolds, D Line, Black Country Vipers
  • Sean Lewis, D Line, Kent Exiles
  • Toby Naylor, D Line, Solent Seahawks
  • Lewis Smith, D Line, East Kilbride Pirates


  • Jacob Pedder-Platt, Linebacker, Merseyside Nighthawks
  • Conor Davis, Linebacker, Kent Phoenix Youth
  • Rowan Milner, Linebacker, Solent Seahawks
  • Ryan Weaver, Linebacker, Manchester Titan

Defensive Backs:

  • Aaron Anderson, Defensive back, Sussex Thunder
  • Ethan Clifton, Defensive back, Leeds Academy Assassins
  • Johanne Remigio, Defensive back, Hertfordshire Cheetahs
  • Kieron Johnson, Defensive back, Solent Seahawks
  • Luke Pilling, Defensive back
  • Matt Bressington, Defensive back
  • Alex Greenhalgh, Defensive back, London Blitz
  • Ben Conley, Defensive back, Nottingham Caesars
  • Charlie Horne, Defensive back, Kent Phoenix
  • Joe Cassidy, Defensive back, Swindon Storm
  • Nathan Groom , Defensive back, Chorley Buccaneers
  • Taylor Walton, Defensive back, North East Academy of American Football
  • Andrew Banda, Defensive back, Solent Seahawks




Nick 'Willy Tee' Wilson-Town hails from the South West where he's spent the last decade bouncing around various teams at the university and senior level. He came to fame on the now departed unofficial forum thanks to his regularly irreverent Uniball predictions and general 'BUAFL wafflage'. Follow him on twitter @WillyTee1