Old Abingdonian named in England Indoor Hockey Squad

13 January 2014

Chris Newman OA (2008) has been selected to represent England in the upcoming EuroHockey Indoor Championships in Vienna. Chris will be making his international indoor debut at the tournament at the end of January and has been named in the squad of 12 players to play against Europe's elite.

England has been drawn in Pool A and has an unenviable task of battling it out against current World and European Indoor Champions Germany, The Netherlands and Russia.

Chris currently plays for Reading HC in the English Premier League and the Abingdon U15 team look forward to watching Chris and his Reading team in the Maxnutrition Hockey 5's Championship at Wembley in February.

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