THE squads have been announced for this weekend’s Junior Inter-County Championships which sees Essex fielding five teams.

Our Under-13 boys are in stage one action on Sunday on the home courts at Lexden while the remaining four teams are all on the road. If you can get down to support the lads in Colchester, the action starts at 11am. Essex open their defence of the Under-19 title at Watford where they take on Hertfordshire, Northants and Leicestershire.

Here’s how we line up and who we face, There will be a full report, results and photographs on our website on Monday morning, if not before.

Boys Under-13 

ESSEX, Kent, Middlesex, Surrey 1

Team (not in order): Harry Martin, Joel Braddock, Ollie Green, Ryan McCoy, Michael Tallentire.

Boys Under-15 
SUFFOLK, Norfolk, Essex, Lincolnshire

Team (not in order): Charlie Martin, Harry Kitchens, Haydon Smith, Josh Stinson, Timmy Bacon, Tom Bird.

Girls Under-15

SURREY, Essex, Bucks, Norfolk

Team (not in order): Elise Lazarus, Alice Green, Ellie Hewes, Paige McEvoy, Piper Tatum, Eleanor White

Boys Under-17

CAMBRIDGESHIRE, Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex

Team (not in order): Aaron Allpress, Joe Blackmur, Ben Richardson, Kieran Collins, Clayton Hunt, Conor Adams.

Boys Under-19

HERFORDSHIRE, Essex, Northamtonshire, Leicestershire

Team (not in order): Jags Sehmbi, Alex Shuter, Will Southworth, Guy Tallentire, Robert Pearson, Joshua Clarke.

Pictured Above: The triumphant 2013 Essex Under-19 Inter-County champions