The British Olympic Association has today named the men’s and women’s hockey squads who will compete for Team GB at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. 

Beeston’s David Ames, Adam Dixon, Mark Gleghorne & Harry Martin have all been selected for the men’s Olympic hockey squad.

Former Beeston ladies players, Shona McCallin and Hollie Webb have been selected to play in the women’s squad with Eleanor Watton a reserve for the squad.

Former Beeston men’s players, Michael Hoare, George Pinner and Sam Ward have also been selected and join their former teammates on the plane to Rio.

We wish all the current and former Beeston players a successful trip and we hope they return with an Olympic medal.

The selected athletes are:

Women’s Squad

Giselle Ansley

Sophie Bray

Crista Cullen

Alex Danson

Maddie Hinch

Hannah Macleod

Shona McCallin

Lily Owsley

Sam Quek

Helen Richardson-Walsh

Kate Richardson-Walsh

Susannah Townsend

Georgie Twigg

Laura Unsworth

Hollie Webb

Nicola White



Joanna Leigh

Eleanor Watton

Kirsty Mackay


Men’s Squad

David Ames

Alastair Brogdon

Nicholas Catlin

David Condon

Adam Dixon

Daniel Fox

Mark Gleghorne

Michael Hoare

Ashley Jackson

Iain Lewers

Harry Martin

Barry Middleton

George Pinner

Ian Sloan

Samuel Ward

William Weir



Simon Mantell

Dan Shingles

James Bailey