Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Retirements

England : Ellie Watton announces her retirement from international hockey
Ellie Watton has announced her retirement from international hockey after representing Great Britain and England for nearly six years.   Watton made her debut against South Africa on the 4 February back in 2013 and went on to earn 77 international caps, scoring 13 goals.   Ellie made her final appearance when she...
India : "Sardar's qualities and dedication as a player makes him a true ambassador of the game." Rajinder Singh
As stalwart midfielder Sardar Singh called time on his illustrious International career, Hockey India on Friday congratulated the 32-year-old Khel Ratna awardee on his long-serving career that spanned over 12 years. Calling him a true ambassador of the game, Rajinder Singh, President, Hockey India said, "In the best and worst...
India: 'It’s time for the future generation to take over.' Sardar Singh
Former India hockey captain Sardar Singh Wednesday decided to call time on his illustrious career, saying he had played enough in the last 12 years and now it’s time for the youngsters to take over. https://twitter.com/Dragflickworld/status/1039909092901318656 Sardar said he made the decision after a disappointing Asian Games where India failed to...
Kookaburras defender, Tim Deavin announced his retirement from International Hockey
Hockey Australia today confirms Kookaburras defender Tim Deavin has retired from international hockey effective immediately. Deavin, 33, has not represented Australia since the 2016 Rio Olympics but has now made his intentions official, having also played for his state Tasmania at recent Australian Hockey Leagues. Launceston-born Deavin enjoyed a decorated international...
Kookaburras Tristan Clemons Announced His Retirement From International Hockey
Hockey Australia today confirms Kookaburras goalkeeper Tristan Clemons has decided to retire from international hockey effective immediately. Clemons, 30, has decided to step away from the game to pursue professional interests outside of the sport, taking up an opportunity in Chicago, United States, in his chosen field of medical research. The...
Black Sticks's Pippa Hayward announces her retirement
Vantage Black Sticks midfielder/defender Pippa Hayward has announced her retirement from international hockey. The 27-year-old Cantabrian, who has played 158 tests for New Zealand, took the opportunity to hang up the stick after helping her side win a gold medal at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Since making her debut in...
Imran Butt
Pakistan’s ace goalkeeper Imran Butt announced his retirement from international hockey on Thursday. Butt disclosed his decision on the social networking site Twitter late Thursday night. The 30 years old goalkeeper said that he will reveal the reason behind his sudden resignation in a press conference. Butt earlier announced that the hockey...
Olympian Georgia Nanscawen retires from International Hockey
Hockey Australia today confirms that Olympian Georgia Nanscawen has decided to retire from international hockey effective immediately. Nanscawen featured in 205 matches for the Australian Women’s team across her career and holds the record as the youngest Hockeyroo to reach both 100 and 150 caps. Debuting one day after her 17th birthday,...
Sulette Damons
After 198 games for South Africa including three FIH Hockey World Cups, three Commonwealth Games and of course the 2012 Olympic Games, Sulette Damons has decided to call time on her SA Hockey career. In the most recent outing for the Women, Sulette was once again the co-captain as South...
Great Britain and England international Sophie Bray has today announced her decision to step down from international hockey. Sophie was part of the Great Britain team that won an historic gold medal at the Rio Olympics, for which she also became an MBE. In a very successful five-year international career she...
Mitch Darling
Mitch Darling has today announced his retirement from international hockey following more than a decade at the top of the game. Darling earned 183 international caps, the first of which came shortly after his 18th birthday against England in Poland and scored 51 goals for the Green Machine. He has been...
Hockey Australia today congratulates Glenn Turner after he announced his retirement from international Hockey effective immediately. Bowral-born forward Turner enjoyed a decorated career with Australia, competing at two Olympic Games, including winning an Olympic bronze as well as two World Cup titles. The 34-year-old debuted for the Kookaburras in May 2009...
Australia : Kieran Govers announces his retirement from International Hockey
Hockey Australia today congratulates Kookaburras forward Kieran Govers who has announced his retirement from international hockey effective immediately. Wollongong product Govers, 30, enjoyed a decorated career for Australia, having debuted in January 2010 against Korea Republic in Hobart. Govers won two World Cups (2010, 2014), three Champions Trophies (2010, 2011, 2012),...
Anna Flanagan
Hockey Australia today congratulates Anna Flanagan who has announced her retirement from international hockey effective immediately. Canberra-born defender Flanagan enjoyed a successful career with Australia, having debuted as an 18-year-old against Korea Republic in Perth in March 2010. Flanagan, who retires aged 27, earned 171 caps and scored 34 goals for...
Barry Middleton - the most capped player in the history of Great Britain and England Hockey - has announced his retirement from international hockey. Barry’s 432 caps and 119 goals for Great Britain and England make him one of the greatest athletes in the nation’s history from any sport, let...

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