Hockey


TAUNTON Ladies First XI player Sara Similien has just returned from the Netherlands where she won a bronze medal representing England over-40s at the IMHA European Masters Hockey Championships. In their pool games the England side beat Wales 6-0 and Italy 4-0 before earning a 1-1 draw from their final match against Ireland. England won …

ENGLAND opened the defence of their EuroHockey Championship title with a 4-1 win over Ireland in Amsterdam yesterday. A year ago to the day, Great Britain’s women’s team delivered an historic gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics with a dramatic penalty shootout victory over the Netherlands. And there was more success for home-grown talent as …