The end of an era: Barry Middleton announces his retirement

“It has been an honour to represent my country for so many years and it has been a dream job for me.”

And so, after 432 caps, 119 goals, four Olympic Games, four World Cups, eight European Championships and four Commonwealth Games, the great Barry Middleton has decided to bring the curtain down on his 16-year international career. Continue reading

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Late rally not enough to save Great Britain from Argentina defeat

Two goals for Julieta Jankunas were enough to help fire Argentina to a 4-2 win against Great Britain in the FIH Pro League in Rosario.
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Great Britain thrash Argentina to move into third.

Two-goal hero Alan Forsyth hailed a ‘massive’ result as Great Britain thrashed Olympic Champions Argentina 5-1 in their FIH Pro League match in Rosario. Continue reading

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Iain Lewers calls it a day.

On Sunday 31 March 2019 Iain Lewers announced his retirement from hockey.

Well, he didn’t, his fiancée Georgie Twigg took to Twitter to do so on his behalf. In a way, that’s quite apt. Lewers, despite his undoubted class as a player, despite his steely will to win and desire to be the best, has never been one to covet the spotlight. A player who would always prefer to let his hockey do the talking; it is little surprise he decided to drift off into the background with a minimum of fuss. Continue reading

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Hinch named the best in the world….again!

For the third year in a row, Great Britain and England goalkeeper Maddie Hinch has been named the FIH Female Goalkeeper of the Year. Continue reading

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