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 →
The line-up contains a balanced mix of experience and youth from the centralised training squad Crutchley has been working with since stepping up to be head coach earlier this year. Continue reading →
Electric Ireland Irish Women’s Coach Darren Smith has today named his squad for this summer’s TriFinance EuroHockey Championships 2013 from August 17th – 25th in Belgium.
The Irish coach has selected his panel following review of the Electric Ireland Irish Senior Squad recent extensive International series vs. Canada, Wales & Scotland in which 27 players were involved. Ireland are in Pool A at the TriFinance EuroHockey Championships where they will face The Netherlands, Belarus & hosts Belgium. Continue reading →