80th cap for Phoebe

By Brecon and Radnor Reporter in Hockey

PHOEBE Richards, a member of the Wales senior women’s hockey team, who hails from Knighton, will be adding to her 80 international caps in the upcoming Women’s Eurohockey Championships, which will be held from August 6-12 at the National Sports Centre, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff.

The competition will be strong and includes teams from France, Ukraine, Italy, Russia, Poland, Belarus and Austria.

Wales, who have been unbeaten in their last 15 matches against some tough opposition and have improved their world ranking after impressive performances in recent World League series matches in Malaysia, against higher placed teams, have been following a rigorous training programme over the past 12 months led by coach Kevin Johnson and are showing consistently improving performances.

Find out more about the event and read the players profiles @ hockeywales.org.uk