Monday, August 10, 2020

Retirements

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
New Zealand : Anita McLaren announces her retirement from International Hockey
Vantage Black Sticks star midfielder Anita McLaren called time on her international hockey career last week, announcing her retirement in an interview on Newshub. New Zealand’s top international women’s goal scorer with 105 goals from 271 matches, said it was time to see what else was out there for her...
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...
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,...
New Zealand striker Gemma McCaw has decided to call time on her impressive career, following an illustrious career for the Black Sticks. McCaw was part of the Black Sticks' team in Beijing in 2008 and also helped New Zealand to back-to-back fourth-place finishes at the London and Rio Games. After...
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...
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...
The party’s over for Rhett Halkett. Then again, it might just be getting started. Rhett Halkett, one of the most impactful hockey players South Africa has seen, announced that he is retiring from international hockey after 157 caps. A veteran in the sport, Rhett has played three Hockey World Cups (2010,...
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...
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...
Matthew Butturini
Hockey Australia today congratulates Kookaburras midfielder Matthew Butturini who has announced his retirement from international hockey effective immediately. The 31-year-old, who hails from Murwillumbah in New South Wales’ Tweed Coast, hangs up the boots after 89 caps and 18 goals for the Kookaburras. Butturini debuted for Australia in January 2009 against...

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