Beth Bingham has been announced as the new Wales Senior Women’s Captain following the retirements of Leah Wilkinson and Sian French.
Beth has collated 105 caps for the Welsh National Senior side and has featured at three Commonwealth Games and four European Championships.
Outside of her time with Wales Beth plays for Wimbledon HC in the English Premier League whilst maintaining her full-time job as a customer support specialist for the Lawn Tennis Association.
Beth has plenty of experience in the role having been captain of both the under 16 and under 18 National Age Group Squads, including captaining the under 18 teams at the A division Europeans in 2013.
Beth had the following to say on the announcement:
“I feel truly honoured to have been trusted with the responsibility of captain. I have been lucky enough to experience incredible leadership from different captains over the years, starting with Abi Welsford and more recently with Leah and Sian and I have learnt so much from them. This is an exciting time for us as a squad with Europeans on the horizon this summer and I’m looking forward to leading this young team as we continue to make positive strides.”
Women’s Head Coach Kevin Johnson commented:
"‘Bing’ was the stand out candidate to take on the role as Captain and was part of the previous Captaincy group alongside the now retired Sian French and Leah Wilkinson. As the squad takes a new look and shape as we move into a new Commonwealth Games cycle I am excited to see what she brings to the role and what the team can achieve under her leadership."