England women’s squad named for EuroHockey Championships

Ahead of the TriFinance EuroHockey Championships in Antwerp, Belgium, England Head Coach Jason Lee has named his squad of 18 athletes who will compete from 17-24 August.

Lily Owsley in action for England (Credits: Ady Kerry / England Hockey)

Lily Owsley in action for England (Credits: Ady Kerry / England Hockey)

Named in the squad are nine London 2012 bronze medallists, which includes the welcome return of treble Olympian Helen Richardson who has recovered from a back injury she had surgery on earlier this year. Joining Richardson is the youngest member of the squad, 18 year old Lily Owsley, who made her debut at the Investec World League in June shortly after completing her A Level exams. Owsley scored her first senior international goal last weekend when England faced Belgium in Antwerp on the pitch they will play on next Saturday. Continue reading →