Monday, May 23, 2022

Ashley Jackson

A first league title, Ashley Jackson ‘is English hockey’s greatest’

Ten years ago, Old Georgians set about instigating change in English hockey. On Saturday, as dusk fell at the club which has enjoyed multiple indoor and success over the last decade, a new side dawned as title winners.  Surprisingly, this...

Dream Team: Mark Pearn

Surbiton head coach and former Reading, East Grinstead and Great Britain forward Mark Pearn picks the hockey XI he'd relish watching play together... Goalkeeper Simon Mason – Reading and England & GB Pretty obvious one. I  played with him at school, as...

‘Great Britain can cope without hockey world-beater Ashley Jackson’

Captain Adam Dixon reckons Great Britain won't miss the talismanic Ashley Jackson as much as they would have done in previous Olympic campaigns. Jackson stepped away from the GB men's programme for the second time last month, leaving Dixon as...

Ashley Jackson leaves Great Britain Hockey ahead of Tokyo Olympics

In a huge blow for GB Hockey, Ashley Jackson, Britain's record goalscorer and regarded as one of the country's most talented players ever, quit the men's national programme on Tuesday. In a statement, GB Hockey said that recent injuries and...

Great Britain Hockey winless in Belgium and India matches

Great Britain men were undone by late goals which left Danny Kerry's side without a win from four games in their uncapped series of matches in Antwerp. Mandeep Singh scored a last-minute winner on Monday as India won 3-2 in...

Ice cool Ashley Jackson has ‘nothing to prove’ in bid for Olympic hockey glory

For a sport which oozes gender parity compared to others, there is an undoubted media profile mismatch when it comes to the Great Britain men's side. The behemoth created by the GB women's gold, and then last summer's women's...

Old Georgians and Oxted serve up 16-goal Premier Division thriller

A Sunday lunchtime best which had all the trimmings served up a men’s Premier Division classic in front of the TV cameras as Old Georgians beat Oxted 10-6 in what is thought to be the highest scoring men’s league...

BACK IN TIME: When England hammered Belgium 8-2 and won 2009 EuroHockey

Claire Middleton recalls missing out on England Hockey's last major trophy a decade ago The 2009 EuroHockey Championships left me seriously peed off. A decade or more covering England and Great Britain, with their high hopes and false dawns, and as...

Great Britain hockey star Ashley Jackson called up by Danny Kerry

Those fans heading to Lee Valley for Great Britain men's crunch tie with the Netherlands on Friday night will be treated to the 'undoubted skills and abilities' of Ashley Jackson in an international shirt for the first time since...

Ashley Jackson returns to GB hockey fold

Ashley Jackson, regarded as one of Britain's finest hockey players, has been "inspired and motivated" to return to the international fold ahead of Tokyo 2020. Jackson, 32 in August, left the central programme after Rio 2016 and could make his...
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Maddie Hinch: ‘So proud to make history’ as Tilburg reach Dutch big league

Images like this have become a familar sight in world hockey: Maddie Hinch jumping into sprinting team-mates following shoot-out...
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