Scotland’s David Ralph has been appointed as Great Britain and England women’s head coach ahead of Commonwealth Games and World Cup year.
Ralph, who has been an assistant coach since 2017, takes over from Australian Mark Hager, who returned to New Zealand last week after guiding GB women to bronze at Tokyo 2020.
GB Hockey said there was a “world-wide application” for the role, while The Hockey Paper understands that Englishman Adrian Lock was seen as a contender before committing again to Spain women.
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