Two OFs Receive GB Hockey Call-ups

St Faith’s are incredibly proud to report that GB Hockey have named their 18-strong squad, including OF Tess Howard, which will travel to compete at the FIH Women’s Champions Trophy in China.

The squad has a blend of youth and experience with six players selected having over 100 international caps to their name. Meanwhile Amy Tennant, Erica Sanders, Sarah Jones and Tess Howard are all in line to make their senior Great Britain debuts.

GB will take on Argentina, Australia, China, Japan and the Netherlands as the tournament brings together the reigning World Cup, World League, Olympic, Champions Trophy, Asian and Oceania champions who will battle it out in Changzhou.

David Ralph will lead the squad in China while the recruitment process for a new head coach continues said: “We would like to congratulate Amy, Sarah, Tess and Erica who will all be winning their first Great Britain caps in Changzhou. The Champions Trophy presents a great opportunity for all of them to showcase their talents, and is a justified reward for their development and performances.”

Meanwhile Katie Curtis, another OF and current Leysian, has been called up to the GB U18 Development squad, and is clearly destined for national success herself.

Both Tess and Katie feature in our new Sports Video:

We wish both Tess and Katie the best of luck an look forward to hearing their results in the future.

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