Hannah Bowe and Lauren Penny set for Investec London Cup
By Mike Haymonds • Published 24 May 2012 15:39 0 Comments
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Slough and South Africa striker Lauren Penny in action
INTERNATIONAL stars Lauren Penny and Hannah Bowe have been selected to join Slough team mates Ashleigh Ball and Nicola White at the Investec London Cup in June.
Striker Penny, 25, continues her quest for Olympic selection with South Africa, after breaking into the squad in January and scoring on her debut.
South Africa are currently in the United Kingdom, where they took on team GB at the Olympic Park and at Bisham Abbey (Friday, May 25) before a five-test series with Scotland in Glasgow from May 27 - June 2. The South African Olympic squad will be named on July 4.
Defender Bowe, 25, the sister of Irish rugby international Tommy Bowe, is in the Ireland squad for the six-nation tournament from June 5-10 at the University of Westminster sports ground in Chiswick. She has 24 caps to date.
This second edition of the London Cup features five women's teams that have qualified for the London Olympics, Australia, Germany, Olympic champions Netherlands, South Africa and hosts Great Britain.
It will be their last tournament before the Olympics while Ireland have their sights set on the Champions Challenge in Catania, Italy, in September.
Tickets for the Investec London Cup are available via www.ticketzonebooking.co.uk or 0844 499 3222
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