Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Masters life: ‘We don’t give an inch on the pitch, but buy them a stiff G&T afterwards’

'The head space you need to be in as a goalkeeper is totally different to every other position,' says England Masters goalkeeper Anne Rawlinson

For more than 40 years, Anne Rawlinson has enjoyed the trials and tribulations of club hockey and is likely to be rewarded with a spot in England’s over-65’s team at the Masters World Cup this year. 

Mrs Rawlinson has already represented her country in Holland, France and Australia, and is one of three players from Ben Rhydding, her West Yorkshire club, in the England over-65 squad.  

“To play with those ladies for more than 25 years, share many an exploit together and be part of the same England team is great,” she told The Hockey Paper.

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