Thursday, June 30, 2022

Laura Unsworth

Hockey Social: Laura Unsworth, England women and East Grinstead

In our regular anything goes Q&A, we speak to players and coaches on topics ranging from temptations, influences, fashion sense and match teas. This week: East Grinstead and England's Laura Unsworth In association with Gryphon What was your earliest ambition? To...

Laura Unsworth: an underappreciated great of world hockey?

If you were to name the modern day greats from Great Britain’s women’s squad, the list would most likely feature the likes of Alex Danson, Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh, Hollie Pearne-Webb and Maddie Hinch.   You can argue the order...

‘Special medal’: Laura Unsworth hails resilience after tough Tokyo Olympics campaign

For Laura Unsworth, Great Britain's gifted defender, the topsy-turvy denouement to their Tokyo campaign, which ended with a rollercoaster bronze medal, "summed up our whole cycle." Unsworth, 33, broke into the Great Britain's women squad after the Beijing Olympics....

Laura Unsworth set for third GB Olympic women’s hockey campaign

Nine Olympic debutants compared to the men's 12, the GB women's hockey squad unveiled on Thursday had no surprise bolters ahead of next month's Olympics. Laura Unsworth, who has 276 combined caps, is set to become the most experienced GB...

Harry Martin: GB Hockey ready for Tokyo heat after testing

Harry Martin believes the the GB players' heat tolerance testing before Christmas will be crucial ahead of Tokyo 2020. “I’m not going to lie, I can’t say I enjoyed a second of it! But there will be some tough conditions...

Hockey World Cup atmosphere can lift England further, says Susannah Townsend

By The Hockey Paper Susannah Townsend, England's midfield battler, believes the 2018 Women's World Cup has bettered London 2012 for both intensity and atmosphere. The 30-year-old missed out on selection and had to watch on as Great Britain women won bronze...
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Women’s Hockey World Cup: My dark horses, key matches and predictions

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