Great Britain: Parent’s View: a tale of never-ending support

great britain parents view a tale of never ending support 66474939e1721 - Great Britain: Parent's View: a tale of never-ending support - It was warm and sticky evening in the ancient city of Bhubaneswar as the crowds flocked into the Kalinga Stadium complex.

It was warm and sticky evening in the ancient city of Bhubaneswar as the crowds flocked into the Kalinga Stadium complex. Supporters were littered all over the Hockey Stadium with dots of England flags pulsing from the electricity of the crowd. Out came the teams, England and India side by side underneath a spray of […]

Great Britain: 100 days to go until Paris 2024!

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The clock continues to wind down until the Olympic torch relay reaches its destination in the Tuileries Garden, opposite the Louvre, signifying the start of the 30th Summer Olympic Games. Seven miles away from the eternal flame, just north-west of Paris, is where GB Hockey will undertake their bid for Olympic success. The Yves du […]

Great Britain: Liam Sanford: Pride and Passion

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‘Per Adua ad Astra’ is a motto that has coursed through the family veins since Liam Sanford can remember. Generation after generation proudly protected the skies of Great Britain and for him it was no different. A third-generation RAF recruit, Sanford’s life began on the continent in Germany, just over the border from where his […]

Great Britain: Sabbie Heesh: Life between the posts

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“Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.” – Hal Borland. For Sabbie Heesh, her grass came in the form of an admiral blue turf to which she walked out for Great Britain as they sought Olympic qualification. Heesh had been there before in Changzhou, in Christchurch, in Eindhoven […]

Great Britain: Phil Roper: A balancing act of hockey and fatherhood

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Hunched over, cross-legged with his eyes glued to the television, a dream had been realised. Pictures from over 10,500 miles away captured the imagination and ignited a hereditary ambition. This wasn’t Phil Roper’s first taste of hockey; he’d been digesting the sport ever since he could hoist one foot in front of the other. His […]

Great Britain: Katie Robertson: An unusual path to her GB debut

great britain katie robertson an unusual path to her gb debut 65c624390e5b3 - Great Britain: Katie Robertson: An unusual path to her GB debut - Grey January clouds loomed over the Estadio Bereto in Valencia as Great Britain held the keys to Olympic qualification with their slim 1-0 advantage over Ireland.

Grey January clouds loomed over the Estadio Bereto in Valencia as Great Britain held the keys to Olympic qualification with their slim 1-0 advantage over Ireland. It had all come down to the last quarter as two huddles of red and green were awaiting its conclusion, however this epilogue had already been written by a […]

Great Britain: Paris 2024 Olympic Pools Revealed

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Great Britain’s Olympic Pools have been revealed for Paris 2024, confirmed by the International Hockey Federation (FIH), following the completion of the FIH Olympic Qualifiers. Great Britain’s Women have been placed into Pool B where they will face Australia, Argentina, Spain, United States and South Africa. GB women will cross paths with Spain and South […]

Great Britain: GB Women Secure Paris 2024 Olympics Quota With 2-1 Win Against Ireland

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GB Women secured their Paris 2024 Olympic qualification with a nery 2-1 win over Ireland in the FIH Olympic Qualifiers Bronze medal match in Valencia on Saturday. Sarah Jones (18′) and Katie Robertson (46′) scored a goal each for GB, while Hannah Mcloughlin (60′) scored the consolation goal for Ireland. The first quarter was fought […]

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