Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Injured GB hockey skipper Kate Walsh out of hospital

[img_assist|nid=3369|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=80|height=100]London August 2 – GB women’s hockey captain Kate Walsh has been discharged from The Royal London Hospital and is back in the Olympic Village.

She returned to her teammates yesterday following a successful operation on her fractured jaw, sustained during Great Britain’s 4-0 victory over Japan on Sunday.

A statement from Team GB reads: “Kate is relaxed and comfortable and recovering from the surgery. Her recovery will continue to be monitored by Team GB medical staff. No timescale will be placed on any possible return to action.”

Walsh will not play in GB’s third pool match vs Belgium at 7pm today (Thursday).

Total Hockey


Most Popular


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More from Author

Paris Olympics Hockey: Sean Murray to captain Ireland men’s squad

The Irish men's hockey squad for the Paris Olympics Games has...

FIH Hockey Pro League: Australian men secure World Cup berth, Dutch women win title

Australia qualified for the Hockey Men’s World Cup 2026 after Great...

Irish para hockey champions meet Taoiseach after Special Olympics gold

Ireland's Hockey Intellectual Disability team have enjoyed a memorable week since...

How Newport, formed in 2017, won England Hockey emerging club of the year award

Seven short years on from being formed, Newport Hockey Club were...

- A word from our sponsors -