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Hockey girls excelling again

By South Wales Evening Post  |  Posted: December 15, 2012

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GOWER College Swansea's hockey academy have made a scintillating start to the season

The girls' hockey squad were recently crowned the Welsh Colleges hockey champions for the seventh year running. They retained their title at the Sport Wales National Centre in Cardiff, demonstrating outstanding levels of skill, fitness and teamwork to go through the competition unbeaten, convincingly winning all their games.

In a double success for the academy, four players have been selected for the British Colleges hockey squad.

Angharad Jenkins, Rhiannon Griffiths, Hannah Griffiths and Beth Bingham were all successful following a highly competitive selection process. This is the highest number of players a Welsh college has had selected at this level.

The hockey academy is coached by former welsh International Player Sian Fowler and assistant coach Sion Cairns.

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