Great Britain captain Adam Dixon could not hide his delight after his side’s 2-0 win over New Zealand secured a place in the first-ever FIH Pro League grand finals.
“We’re really happy. It’s a massive pay-off for the last six months. It’s been quite tiring and quite taxing so to be in there competing for medals rather than fifth or sixth place is really great for us. We’ll quickly put this game to bed and look forward to next weekend.” Continue reading
Great Britain’s chances of reaching the final four of the FIH Pro League may have gone but the remaining games are of great importance for their future ambitions, says defender Laura Unsworth: Continue reading
The FIH Pro League reaches crunch time with Great Britain’s men facing two crucial games in their quest to reach the final four at the end of June.
Danny Kerry’s side sit in sixth place going into their match with the Netherlands knowing they need to force their way into the top four to qualify for the showpiece semi-final matches. Wins in their final two fixtures against the Dutch and New Zealand will give Great Britain a chance, depending on how other results pan out. Continue reading
Laura Unsworth said Great Britain need to “take a good look” at themselves after they slipped to a 4-2 defeat at the hands of Australia in the FIH Pro League.
Great Britain fell behind to strikes from Maddy Fitzpatrick, Brooke Peris, Jane Claxton and Mariah Williams and despite pulling goals back through Hollie Pearne-Webb and Tess Howard they were unable to avoid their ninth defeat in 14 games. Continue reading
Goalkeeper George Pinner was delighted to have the “opportunity to contribute” as his saves earned Great Britain a bonus point after a shootout win over Australia.
The giant goalkeeper saved twice, from Blake Govers and Daniel Beale, ensuring a 4-3 shootout win after the two sides had drawn 2-2 in normal time. Continue reading