Friday, April 19, 2024

Olympics Hockey: Great Britain teams play it cool with Tokyo reserves

Despite the searing heat in Tokyo, Great Britain men’s and women’s teams have yet to employ their Olympics reserves, with many teams being able to do so after competition rules were relaxed.

Previously, nations were only able to call upon their 17th and 18th squad members if injuries occurred from the original 16-strong selections, but the IOC lifted the restrictions before the Games.

Ahead of Team GB playing against both Netherlands teams on Thursday, Danny Kerry and Mark Hager, the GB men’s and women’s coaches respectively, have yet to field Alan Forsyth and Harry Martin, or Amy Costello and Sarah Evans, in their three Pool games, while competing nations also have the option to include a spare goalkeeper.

Continue reading...

Unlock our ad-free, premium content and get use of our subscriber-only app. Use coupon 3FOR1 to get 3 months for only £1!

Already a subscriber to our website? Login

Follow Olympic news, features and interviews
Full Tokyo Olympic schedule and matches
Subscribe AD FREE to our coverage by unlocking our best content

Total Hockey


Most Popular


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More from Author

England over 80s hockey masters set for Dutch renewal

Unbeaten England Masters over 80s will take on the Netherlands in...

Amy Costello aims for Paris Olympic hockey berth after Tokyo dejection

As Amy Costello, the Surbiton and Scotland player, stood behind the...

US Field Hockey rebuff Erin Matson bid to play at Paris Olympics

US Field Hockey said Erin Matson, regarded as one of the...

- A word from our sponsors -