Tag: England Hockey

The ‘Social Awakening’ That’s Been #UNLOCKED By Women’s Sport Trust

It’s not often you’ll hear someone utter the phrase ‘one of the best experiences of my life’ when talking about an event from 2020. But, in amongst all the chaos this difficult year has wrung upon us, Emily Defroand and Tess Howard have indeed… Continue Reading “The ‘Social Awakening’ That’s Been #UNLOCKED By Women’s Sport Trust”

“Hockey is a flagship team sport & pioneer for athletic equality”

In her first piece for The 52, England and GB international Tess Howard reviews her favourite hockey moments of 2019 and explains why they show the sport has a blueprint for gender equality that all other should follow. To legitimise women’s sport, it is… Continue Reading ““Hockey is a flagship team sport & pioneer for athletic equality””

McCallin ready to use Euros pain to ensure GB qualify for Tokyo 2020

Rio 2016 hockey gold medallist Shona McCallin explains how she and her England team-mates will be using their Euros disappointment to ensure GB qualify for Tokyo 2020. I’m back! Back on the international hockey scene after 17 months out of the game and back… Continue Reading “McCallin ready to use Euros pain to ensure GB qualify for Tokyo 2020”

#47) #BeReady

Football fans were graced with three moments of genius in just 24 hours this week. The first was that corner from Trent Alexander-Arnold on Tuesday, while the third was Dele Alli’s superb flick to set up Lucas Moura’s sensational winner the following evening. Yet… Continue Reading “#47) #BeReady”

#9) #HWC2018

Sport has a habit of producing special moments. They can be very much personal – i.e. returning from injury or winning a maiden tournament – or they can be cultural, marking a major shift in perceptions. It’s fair to say the 2018 Vitality Hockey… Continue Reading “#9) #HWC2018”

First England goal for Surbiton’s Hannah Martin as she strikes against Argentina at Olympic Park

Surbiton Hockey Club’s Hannah Martin fulfilled a lifetime ambition by scoring on her home international debut in front of a boisterous home crowd last Saturday (June 10). Appearing on the internationals stage for just the fifth time, Martin converted a clever penalty corner routine… Continue Reading “First England goal for Surbiton’s Hannah Martin as she strikes against Argentina at Olympic Park”