England Hockey is the current nominated country for Great Britain Hockey – the organisation – is responsible for the GB hockey squads in the Olympic Games and other competitions/tournaments.
22 May, 2013: The Hockeyroos will welcome back a number of familiar faces as they head to Europe for next month’s Investec Hockey World League in London with the aim of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup. The 20 athlete squad strikes a strong balance of experience and youth with seven athletes also eligible for the U21s and July’s Junior World Cup. Former World Young Player of the Year Casey Eastham (NSW), Jordyn Holzberger (QLD), Jodie Schulz (QLD) and Jade Warrender (NSW) are among those returning to the side following injury. Emily Hurtz (NSW) is selected after spending the season … Continue reading
Head Coach Lee has selected 29 athletes for the GB centralised training squad. 18 April 2013: As both the men’s and women’s squad settle into their new centralised training programmes this week, Great Britain and England Hockey are delighted to announce the athletes involved in the senior international women’s programme. Jason Lee, appointed as the new Head Coach of the England and Great Britain women’s team back in February, has named 29 athletes in his squad. With the continued and invaluable support of Investec, specialist bank and asset manager, and National Lottery funding , the coaching team and athletes will … Continue reading
Both India and Ireland, who qualified for the FIH World League Semi-Finals through Hockey World League 2 New Delhi in February 2013, will travel to Rotterdam, Netherlands from 13th – 23rd June 2013 . The other teams at Rotterdam competition will be Australia, Netherlands, New Zealand and Spain, who qualified by FIH Rankings, while two others yet to be determined i.e. the winner of the upcoming World League 2 tournament in France and the highest ranked second place team from the French or Russia World League 2 competition.
The FIH Executive Board met for the first time after the elections of new members at FIH Congress in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) in November 2012. This was one of its three annual meetings. As per the report published on FIH (International Hockey Federation) website, the Executive Board decided to bring in a 45-second shot clock for all penalty corners, which will come in effect from the Women’s Hockey World League Round 4 tournament in Argentina.The board also decided to remove extra time from FIH events, thus classifications games will directly go into shootout, if tied after regulation time of 70 … Continue reading
Jon Bleby, Craig Keegan and David Ralph appointed as assistant coaches Wednesday, 13 March 2013: Following a comprehensive external recruitment process, England Hockey is delighted to announce that Jon Bleby, Craig Keegan and David Ralph have been appointed to the role of assistant coaches to work with the England men’s and women’s squads. In a slight shift away from recent practice the three new appointments will see Bleby, Keegan and Ralph working across both the men’s and women’s squads for the 2013-2016 Olympic cycle. The trio will join Karen Brown to complete the assistant coach team and together they will … Continue reading