SOMERSET STARS IN GB HOCKEY SQUAD

somerset hockey star simon mantell of reading, england and great britainBridgwater-born brothers Richard and Simon Mantell are both included in Great Britain men’s hockey squad for next month’s Champions Trophy in New Zealand. 

Reading forward Simon Mantell, 27 (pictured) returns to international action having missed England’s European bronze medal-winning campaign in August.

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CLIFTON'S TOP OF THE TABLE CLASH

clifton's england and great britain hockey international ace georgie twigg (18)Fourth placed Clifton Ladies host second placed Olton & West Warwicks in the England Hockey League Women's Premier Division match of the day tomorrow at Coombe Dingle, Bristol.

The top of the table, top flight Investec women's league clash starts at 11.30 with Fleur Horner's side seeking to build on their 3-0 home win over Slough last time out.

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FIVE STAR START FOR CLIFTON

england hockey board logoEls Mansell scored a hat-trick as Clifton made an eye-catching start to the new England Hockey League Women’s Premier Division season by beating defending champions Leicester 5-1 in Bristol.

 

 

 

Mansell took just two minutes to get off the mark and put Clifton 2-0 ahead at half-time with a 14th minute strike at Coombe Dingle.

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ENGLAND HOCKEY LEAGUE PREVIEW

team bath buccaneers matt ruxtonPromoted Gloucester City meet former West Clubs Women’s League rivals Isca University at Exeter today in the England Hockey League Women’s Conference West (12.30, University of Exeter Sports Park).

 

Unbeaten Isca secured second spot following a 4-1 win at Barnes Hounslow Ealing and two more goals for the division’s top scorer Claire Thomas while Gloucester will be boosted by their first league win, 3-2 over Swansea and goals for Emma Done (2) and Sarah Jennings.

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HALEY HELPS EXETER BACK ON WINNING TRACK

university of exeter's south african international hockey ace ian haleySouth African international ace Ian Haley scored twice as University of Exeter got back on track in the England Hockey League Men’s Premier Division with a 4-2 win at Southgate.

 

Haley – who is set to be one of the Springboks stars at next summer’s Olympic Games in London – gave the students a flying start by opening the scoring at Southgate in the second minute.

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MANTELL SET TO START AGAINST EXETER

Reading's Somerset born GB and England defender Richard MantellNewly promoted University of Exeter begin their England Hockey League Men’s Premier Division campaign with a huge home fixture, against Reading today (University Sports Park, 12.30).

Reading – who finished fourth in the EHL last term – could possibly call upon a handful of internationals, some of whom helped England claim bronze in the recent EuroHockey championships, including Somerset star Richard Mantell.

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