However hard it was to take, our EuroHockey performance was probably the best thing that could have happened to us coming into the Olympic year. It didn’t let us paper over any cracks. This was a real eye opener and winning a medal might have given us belief we were on track. We need to change something to medal in Paris, first we have to make sure at the Olympic qualifiers.
Fourth has got to be the hardest position to finish in any sport. I’ve experienced most of those in my time and it’s the knowing what you could have had. We felt quite far off it at the Euros — and we didn’t narrowly miss out on a medal.
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