Saturday, May 25, 2024

England Over 80s: ‘You play to win but, what the hell, it’s a game of hockey’

“It’s never too late to catch the selectors’ eye,” proclaims Adrian Stephenson, the England over 80s manager and forward. Judging by the fact that England played Netherlands with two sides last week in Canterbury, it might also be harder to play in a side which is believed to be the oldest age group internationals in team sport.

The Hockey Paper was present at Polo Farm as the two sides met up for their annual tussle, which is played for a trophy made out of Dutch oak to represent durability.

“We all do our various routines and keep ourselves in nick,” Stephenson says.

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