Category Archives: London 2012 Women

London 2012, Women’s Pool A: Great Britain 5-3 Korea.

Five different goal scorers gave Great Britain their second win in as many games at the London Olympics in a topsy-turvy encounter with Korea this afternoon. Missing Captain Kate Walsh, recovering from a broken jaw sustained against Japan, Great Britain … Continue reading

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London 2012, Women’s Pool B: Germany 2-1 USA.

Goals from Fanny Rinne and Lisa Hahn gave Germany a 2-1 win in their opening game, however a spirited second half display from the Americans gave their illustrious opponents a huge scare.

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London 2012, Women’s Pool A: Great Britain 4-0 Japan.

Two goals from Alex Danson helped Great Britain’s ladies to get off to a dream start in their quest for a gold medal, with a comfortable 4-0 win over Japan. Roared on by an enthusiastic home crowd, the hosts put … Continue reading

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Olympic Games Preview: Women’s Pool B.

The Top of the D has already given a run-down of the teams to compete in Pool A of the Women’s Olympic Hockey competition here. Now, it’s the turn of those in Pool B: Argentina. World Ranking: 2. Champions Trophy … Continue reading

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Olympic Games Preview: Women’s Pool A.

The Top of the D has already taken you through the teams vying for the Men’s Olympic Hockey medals. Now, with the games mere days away, it’s the turn of the women. Netherlands World Ranking: 1. The world’s number one … Continue reading

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The Top of the D Meets: Emily Maguire.

With almost 100 international caps to her name and a series of eye-catching displays in the Champions Trophy, Emily Maguire has made a starting berth in the Great Britain line up her own. The Reading and Scotland defender is composed … Continue reading

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The Top of the D Meets: Abigail Walker.

Superheroes don’t really exist outside of films or comic books. If they did, Abigail Walker would be a perfect candidate to be one: When the Canterbury and Great Britain goalkeeper isn’t keeping out shots from the best in the world, … Continue reading

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London 2012: Great Britain Ladies Squad, Part 2.

The Top of the D has already told you a bit about the first nine players who will represent Great Britain at this year’s Olympic Games, here are the other nine: Beth Storry. Club: Reading. Age: 32. With Argentina’s Belen Succi missing … Continue reading

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London 2012: Great Britain Ladies Squad Part 1.

This morning, having seen the team open the London Stock Exchange at 8am, the 16 athletes, plus the two reserves, tasked with capturing Olympic Gold in the women’s hockey competition were announced. Having begun their centralised training programme back in … Continue reading

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