Source: P Yates : World Rugby

GB Sevens squad named for Dubai

GB Sevens have announced their squads for the Dubai 7s (26/27 November). Women’s head coach Scott Forrest has named a 13-player group. Fresh from their success in Vancouver and Edmonton in September, where they won both ‘Fast Four’ events, GB are drawn in Pool B alongside Olympic bronze medallists Fiji, Canada, Ireland and Russia. Heather Cowell

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Source: GB Hockey

David Ralph appointed Head Coach of GB and England women

England Hockey have announced the appointment of David Ralph as Head Coach of the Great Britain and England women’s international hockey teams. David brings a breadth of qualities to the role. He is hugely experienced in international hockey, having been Assistant Coach of the Great Britain and England women’s teams for the past four-and-a-half years.

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Source: Matchtight

University of Bath hockey duo enjoy Irish internationals

University of Bath Head Hockey Coach Jody Paul and sporting scholar Vicki McCabe travelled to Ireland with the Great Britain Women’s Elite Development Programme (EDP) squad last week for a four-match series. The international fixtures were part of a training camp at the University of Ulster, Jordanstown, and a chance for GB’s next generation of

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Quest for Gold Sevens – Day Two

The GB Sevens team managed a 12-12 draw in the last game they played against the USA, so can take a measure of comfort from their performances. But this finale revealed the shortcomings that still betray the effort. After going 0-7 down, Meg Jones switched back to the right where she found Emma Uren. As

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Quest for Gold Sevens – Day One

USA and GB stroll in a Los Angeles park This Quest for Gold tournament, a final preparation for the Olympics next month, has an unusual format. The first day was purely a warm-up. The serious business (points mean prizes) starts on the second day, Saturday. As feared, the competing teams in the women’s section were

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Source: GB Hockey

GB men and women win against Germany

Great Britain’s men earn second victory over Germany in the space of two days; England’s Griffiths, Scotland’s Forsyth and Wales’ Shipperley score in 3-1 win Women see off Germany 2-0 in later game; Anna Toman and Susannah Townsend on target Both teams are back in FIH Hockey Pro League action across weekend of 22/23 May

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Source: GB Hockey

Fiona Crackles To Join Senior GB Programme

Fiona Crackles has been rewarded for an impressive start to her international career by being offered a full-time place in the GB women’s programme in the lead up to the Tokyo Olympics. The 20-year-old received her first call up to the senior team in October 2020, making her debut against The Netherlands and featured in

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