Three Welsh Premier Women’s League players included in latest Wales Women’s squad
Cyncoed Ladies duo Laura O’Sullivan and Gwen Davies have been joined by Swansea City Ladies defender Ellie Lake in the latest Wales Squad for the upcoming Cyprus Cup.
The tournament which will be played over six days, where Wales will test themselves against Finland, Italy and Switzerland in a four-team group, with a possibility of reaching the knockout stages.
O’Sullivan made a crucial penalty save in Wales recent qualifier with Bosnia & Herzegovina, as she helped the Wales Women to a narrow 1-0 away win.
The 26-year-old had played for Cardiff City Ladies for six years, before moving to Yeovil Town Ladies back in September 2017.
However, she later made the move to Cyncoed Ladies, where she made her first appearance for the club back in December. She has played six times altogether, including wins over Swansea City Ladies and Rhyl Ladies in the Women’s Cup and League Cup.
Davies, who like Lake and O’Sullivan, has played for Cardiff City Ladies, has been pivotal to Cyncoed Ladies this season. In her thirteen appearances, she has scored eight goals for the Mighty Oaks. In those games, she picked up a Player of the Match award.
Lake was a summer signing for Swansea City Ladies from Cardiff City and has since impressed for Ian Owen’s side, with a handful of assists this season.
On calling up Swansea City youngster Ellie Lake, Ludlow was full of praise for the midfielder. “Ellie’s a really nice kid who’s lovely to work with.”
“We have a lot of work still to do. There is an air of confidence that we haven’t had before, but we’re learning as a team,” said Ludlow in her press conference, where she announced the squad.
Claire Skinner – Oxford United Women
Laura O’Sullivan – Cyncoed Ladies
Loren Dykes – Bristol City Women
Sophie Ingle – Liverpool Ladies
Hayley Ladd – Birmingham City Ladies
Rhiannon Roberts – Doncaster Rovers Belles
Amina Vine – Wales Performance Squad
Rachel Rowe – Reading Women
Ellie Lake – Swansea City Ladies
Elise Hughes – Everton Ladies
Jess Fishlock – Seattle Reign
Alice Griffiths – Wales Performance Squad
Angharad James – Everton Ladies
Gwen Davies – Cyncoed Ladies
Nadia Lawrence – Wales Performance Squad
Helen Ward – Watford Ladies
Natasha Harding – Reading FC Women
Gemma Evans – Yeovil Town Ladies
Chloe Chivers – Oxford United Women
Charlie Estcourt – Bristol City Women on loan from Reading Women
Kylie Nolan – Bristol City Women
Melissa Fletcher – Reading Women
Kayleigh Green – Yeovil Town Ladies
Hannah Miles – Yeovil Town Ladies)
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