Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Women's Hockey

Fiona Crackles rewarded with GB Hockey women’s call up

Fiona Crackles' whirlwind rise to the GB women's squad could see her rewarded with an Olympic ticket after the 20-year-old was called up full-time to the senior national programme. Crackles, the Durham University student, made her debut in October where...

England Hockey aims for gender parity at board level

England Hockey is aiming to close the gender gap at board level by welcoming female applications for several recruitment openings. The national governing body is currently recruiting for a non-executive director to join its board as well as nominations for...

Lily Owsley signs for Dutch club post-Tokyo

England and GB hockey star Lily Owsley will play for Dutch club hdm next season following the rejigged Tokyo Olympics. Currently at Hampstead & Westminster, Owsley has become the first big name from the GB central programme to sign for...

Sarah Jones and Leah Wilkinson on home and work life balance

Timing is everything and Leah Wilkinson says she’s delighted her teaching sabbatical has been extended to allow her to chase a spot on Team GB's women's hockey squad at next year’s rearranged Olympic Games, writes Tom Harle.  The defender took...

GB Hockey Olympian Helen Morgan passes away, aged 54

Great Britain Olympian Helen Morgan (Grandon), who as a goalkeeper won bronze in 1992, has lost her battle against cancer. She was 54. Nicknamed 'Budgie', Morgan was part of the first ever GB women’s squad to win an Olympic medal,...

Katie Glynn can give GB women firepower, says Mark Hager

Women's coach Mark Hager believes Great Britain can add the finishing touch now that Kiwi Katie Glynn has joined as his assistant. Renowned as a hard-nosed player before a back injury cut short her fine career in 2014, Glynn, 31...

World hockey sets in motion gender equality policy

By Cassie Worth World hockey has ratified its own gender equality policy which aims to have a 50-50 split across its executive and committees off the field of play. Last year it was revealed that the FIH had the highest female...

‘GB hockey shirt still has huge sponsorship appeal in women’s sport’

The GB women’s shirt remains one of the most attractive available properties in women’s sport, according to the former commercial director at England Hockey. Jonathan Cockroft left Bisham Abbey this summer to join Bowls England as its chief executive after...

Great Britain women hockey Rio Olympics gold: Dutch antics, crashing sticks

Exactly two months' prior to the 2016 Rio hockey final at the Deodoro Stadium, GB women had faced Holland in the Champions Trophy in London, where they fell to a 2-0 defeat. Lining up in the tunnel before that loss,...

Investec ends sponsorship with England Hockey ahead of Tokyo Olympics

English hockey was dealt a blow on Tuesday when Investec, its principal partner of the women's game, ended its sponsorship less than a year out from the Tokyo Olympics. Investec had inked two multiple year deals with England and GB...
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Ayeisha McFerran issues appeal after hockey World Cup medal stolen

Ireland women's goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran has appealed for the return of her World Cup silver medal after it was...
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