Great Britain’s Lineup for Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2017 has been announced. The men’s hockey team will travel to Malaysia this weekend for the tournament. This will also be their next stage of preparations for this summer’s World Cup qualifiers in London.
Under Bobby Crutchley, 12 new players are selected for the central squad . The team also announces the appointment of one of the greatest ever players Russell Garcia as incoming Assistant Head Coach
The Sultan Azlan Shah Tournament is an invitational event featuring four of the world’s top eight teams, including current World Champions and Champions Trophy holders Australia, plus New Zealand and Japan. India and Malaysia will also use this event as preparation for their visit to London this coming summer.
Four new athletes are added to the central training programme, with James Gall (University of Nottingham), Peter Scott (Team Bath Buccaneers) and Jack Turner (Durham University) joining the men’s squad, while Ashley Jackson (East Grinstead) will not be joining the men’s programme at this time.
Tom Carson (Reading)
Brendan Creed (Surbiton)
Alan Forsyth (Surbiton)
James Gall (University of Nottingham)
Harry Gibson (Surbiton) (GK)
Mark Gleghorne (Beeston)
David Goodfield (Surbiton)
Chris Griffiths (East Grinstead)
Jonty Griffiths (Loughborough University)
Dan Kyriakides (Cardiff & Met)
Barry Middleton (Holcombe)
Phil Roper (Wimbledon)
Liam Sanford (Team Bath Buccaneers and RAF)
Ian Sloan (Wimbledon)
Sam Ward (Holcombe)
Henry Weir (Wimbledon)
Ollie Willars (Beeston)
Chris Wyver (Old Georgians) (GK)