Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Giselle Ansley

Women’s Hockey World Cup 2022: England search for front foot play and consistency

A theme has run through the England women’s team in recent years. It started with former coach Mark Hager, who set up his team to play more attack-minded hockey and has seemingly continued with David Ralph, the Scot who...

Can European club hockey experience give Great Britain best of both worlds? 

Once the dust settled on Great Britain’s prolonged Tokyo Olympic cycle, attention immediately turned towards the club season. Many of Great Britain’s Olympic stars from both men’s and women’s squads had decided to leave behind the English League and...

Hockey Pro League: Great Britain women ready to finish on high at The Stoop

Defender Giselle Ansley says New Zealand are in for a rough ride at Twickenham Stoop after GB women's cruel defeat to the Dutch. Ansley flicked a wonderful penalty corner strike, only to be denied by the video umpire with the...

Giselle Ansley and Alan Forsyth voted UK hockey players of year

By The Hockey Paper Giselle Ansley and Alan Forsyth, who both play for Surbiton, have won the prestigious UK hockey player of the year awards for 2018, following the annual poll by the Hockey Writers’ Club. The awards were made on Wednesday at...

It’s not all about Alex Danson, says England defender Giselle Ansley

By The Hockey Paper Giselle Ansley has admitted that England are not relying on captain fantastic Alex Danson to keep them alive in the Women's Hockey World Cup. Danson, 33, scored a sublime individual goal against USA on Wednesday, but their...

Women’s hockey World Cup: England players to vote on social media activity

By Rod Gilmour England defender Giselle Ansley says that the team will vote on whether they remain on social media or turn off Twitter and Instagram altogether during the Vitality women's World Cup. While Sophie Bray netted a sublime hat-trick as...

Alex Danson is England Hockey women’s captain – but coach Danny Kerry yet to confirm full-time leader

England women head into the summer, starting with the Investec International weekend against Argentina and the Netherlands in London, with no appointed captain for Tokyo 2020. There will be a designated leader until the autumn - their most experienced player,...

England lose second game in Bremen

England lost for the second time in the Four Nations hockey tournament in Bremen as they fell 3-1 to hosts Germany on Saturday. Alex Danson gave England a first-half lead before the hsosts hit back with three unanswered goals. “We were not...
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‘In our hands still’: captain Pearne-Webb rues England’s one-sided defeat

Amsterdam -- “I don’t think I am biased when I say we were on top for the whole of...
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