England Women's Hockey Team


The England Women’s Hockey team is ranked second on the FIH Women’s World Rankings.


The England Hockey association which is the national governing body for the sport in England was formed in December 2002.

The first recorded women’s hockey match was played between England and Ireland in Dublin. The English team lost to their neighbours 0-2.


England’s best finish at the Women’s Hockey World Cup was in 2010 when they finished third. They have won silver medals in the Commonwealth Games thrice.

The team has won the Eurohockey Nations Championship twice.

2018 World Cup Team

Coach: Danny Kerry

1. Maddie Hinch

3. Kathryn Lane

4. Laura Unsworth

5. Sarah Haycroft

6. Anna Toman

7. Hannah Martin

9. Susannah Townsend

11. Suzy Petty

13. Ellie Rayer

15. Alex Danson ©

18. Giselle Ansley

19. Sophie Bray

20. Hollie Webb

21. Ellie Watton

23. Amy Tennant

26. Lily Owsley

27. Jo Hunter

31. Grace Balsdon

England is placed in Pool B along with India, Ireland and United States.

England are placed in a tricky group but should easily reach the quarter-finals of the tournament.

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