Kate Cradden started to find a love for hockey in her mid-40s, inspired by her two children to take up the stick after a state school upbringing where she was given little exposure to develop her game.
Six years after picking up a stick once more and she now captains Fleet & Ewshot 1s, represents her region in Masters hockey and has set her sights on playing for England.
Hockey is also a family affair, with her teenage children pushing for national selection.
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