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Olympics Page 

Our Athletes

​Hover over each athlete to get to know more about them!

Sarah

Jones

Caps: 182

(67 GB/ 115 Wal)

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First Club:

Cardiff Athletic HC (now Cardiff & Met)

 

Fun Fact: 
I once won a lifetime supply of wagon wheels from winning a football dribbling competition

Favourite Hockey Memory:

Bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics

2nd Olympics

Tokyo 2021

Paris 2024

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Jacob

Draper

Caps: 138

(57 GB/ 81 Wal)

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First Club: 

Gwent Hockey Club

Fun Fact: 

I was a toddler model for gap

Other Sports: 

Football

Favourite Hockey Memory: 

Winning the EHL with Pinoke

2nd Olympics

Tokyo 2021

Paris 2024

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Rupert Shipperley

Caps: 154

(48 GB/ 106 Wal)

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First Club: 

Whitchurch HC

Other Sports:

Rugby

Favourite Hockey Memory:

Leading out Wales at their first World Cup in India

2nd Olympics

Tokyo 2021

Paris 2024

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Gareth

Furlong

Caps: 159

(11 GB/ 148 Wal)

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First Club:

Cambridge Nomads HC

Fun Fact: 

​Both my brother and dad also represent Wales at hockey  

Other Sports:

​Cricket

Favourite Hockey Memory: 

EHL bronze medal 2022 / World Cup, India 2023

1st Olympics

Paris 2024

 

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Ways to Play

Check out all the opportunities to play hockey this summer!

Club Finder

Fancy giving hockey a go?

Head to our club finder using the button below to check out your nearest club and join our hockey family!

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Hwyl Hoci Camps

  • Hwyl Hoci x Olympic Camp - Pwllheli
    Hwyl Hoci x Olympic Camp - Pwllheli
    Mer, 31 Gorff
    Pwllheli Hockey Club
    31 Gorff 2024, 09:15 – 16:00
    Pwllheli Hockey Club, Nefyn Road, Pwllheli LL53 5TH, UK
    31 Gorff 2024, 09:15 – 16:00
    Pwllheli Hockey Club, Nefyn Road, Pwllheli LL53 5TH, UK
    Watch TeamGB live in action on the big screen against South Africa and then take to the pitch yourself to work on your won skills in our Olympic Camp!
  • Hwyl Hoci Camp - Bridgend
    Hwyl Hoci Camp - Bridgend
    Maw, 06 Awst
    Brynteg Comprehensive School
    06 Awst 2024, 09:45 – 16:00
    Brynteg Comprehensive School, Ewenny Rd, Bridgend CF31 3LE, UK
    06 Awst 2024, 09:45 – 16:00
    Brynteg Comprehensive School, Ewenny Rd, Bridgend CF31 3LE, UK
    Fancy giving hockey in a go or want to improve your fundamental hockey skills all the while make new friends and have loads of FUN with our brilliant coaching team? Book onto our Hwyl Hoci camp now!
  • Hwyl Hoci  Skills+ Camp - Pwllheli
    Hwyl Hoci  Skills+ Camp - Pwllheli
    Maw, 13 Awst
    Pwllheli Hockey Club
    13 Awst 2024, 08:30 – 16:00
    Pwllheli Hockey Club, Nefyn Road, Pwllheli LL53 5TH, UK
    13 Awst 2024, 08:30 – 16:00
    Pwllheli Hockey Club, Nefyn Road, Pwllheli LL53 5TH, UK
    Want to improve your skills and develop your understanding of the game? Book now to receive top notch coaching from our Hoci Cymru Skills coaches! Ages: 10-14 Level: Club and/or county level
  • Hwyl Hoci Skills+ Camp - Monmouth
    Hwyl Hoci Skills+ Camp - Monmouth
    Mer, 14 Awst
    Monmouth School for Girls
    14 Awst 2024, 08:30 – 16:00
    Monmouth School for Girls, 24 Hereford Rd, Monmouth NP25 5XT, UK
    14 Awst 2024, 08:30 – 16:00
    Monmouth School for Girls, 24 Hereford Rd, Monmouth NP25 5XT, UK
    Want to improve your skills and develop your understanding of the game? Book now to receive top notch coaching from our Hoci Cymru Skills coaches! Ages: 10-14 Level: Club and/or county level
  • Hwyl Hoci Camp - Tywyn
    Hwyl Hoci Camp - Tywyn
    Gwen, 16 Awst
    Byw'n Iach Bro Dysynni
    16 Awst 2024, 09:45 – 16:00
    Byw'n Iach Bro Dysynni , High St, Tywyn LL36 9AE, UK
    16 Awst 2024, 09:45 – 16:00
    Byw'n Iach Bro Dysynni , High St, Tywyn LL36 9AE, UK
    Fancy giving hockey in a go or want to improve your fundamental hockey skills all the while make new friends and have loads of FUN with our brilliant coaching team? Book onto our Hwyl Hoci camp now!
  • Hwyl Hoci Camp - Fishguard
    Hwyl Hoci Camp - Fishguard
    Gwen, 16 Awst
    Fishguard Leisure Centre
    16 Awst 2024, 09:45 – 16:00
    Fishguard Leisure Centre, Leisure Centre, Fishguard SA65 9DT, UK
    16 Awst 2024, 09:45 – 16:00
    Fishguard Leisure Centre, Leisure Centre, Fishguard SA65 9DT, UK
    Fancy giving hockey in a go or want to improve your fundamental hockey skills all the while make new friends and have loads of FUN with our brilliant coaching team? Release Date Coming Soon... Book onto our Hwyl Hoci camp now!
  • Hwyl Hoci Skills+ Camp - Bridgend
    Hwyl Hoci Skills+ Camp - Bridgend
    Mer, 28 Awst
    Brynteg Comprehensive School
    28 Awst 2024, 09:45 – 16:00
    Brynteg Comprehensive School, Ewenny Rd, Bridgend CF31 3LE, UK
    28 Awst 2024, 09:45 – 16:00
    Brynteg Comprehensive School, Ewenny Rd, Bridgend CF31 3LE, UK
    Want to improve your skills and develop your understanding of the game? Book now to receive top notch coaching from our Hoci Cymru Skills coaches! Ages: 10-14 Level: Club and/or county level
  • Hwyl Hoci  Skills+ Camp - Pwllheli
    Hwyl Hoci  Skills+ Camp - Pwllheli
    Iau, 29 Awst
    Pwllheli Hockey Club
    29 Awst 2024, 09:30 – 16:00
    Pwllheli Hockey Club, Nefyn Road, Pwllheli LL53 5TH, UK
    29 Awst 2024, 09:30 – 16:00
    Pwllheli Hockey Club, Nefyn Road, Pwllheli LL53 5TH, UK
    Want to improve your skills and develop your understanding of the game? Book now to receive top notch coaching from our Hoci Cymru Skills coaches! Ages: 10-14 Level: Club and/or county level
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The Big Dribble

Our Schools & Clubs are aiming to Dribble our way from Cardiff Castle to Paris 2024 games. 

Take a look at our League Table Below

Did you know?

1908 Olympics, White City Stadium, London

The first ever field hockey tournament took place in the Olympics in 1908, the following countries competed: England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Germany and France.

 

Podium

Gold: England

Silver: Ireland

Bronze: Scotland and Wales

All medals have since been credited to GB Hockey

 

Download our Wordsearch to check out how many Welsh players have competed at the Olympics over the last 100+ years!

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Hockey in the Home

Download our Hockey in the Home resource pack which includes a hockey quiz as well as simple skills you can try out at home!

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Olympic Hall of Fame

Igniting a Passion for Hockey

Leah Wilkinson

Tokyo: 2021

Bronze Medal

 Wendy Banks

Seoul: 1988

Sarah Thomas

London 2012

Bronze Medal

Beijing 2008

Robert Lewis Cattrall

Los Angeles: 1984

Bronze Medal

David Hacker

Sydney: 2000

Helen Morgan

Barcelona: 1992

Bronze Medal

Peter Marsh

Munch: 1972

Austin Savage

Munch: 1972

Peter Wilson

Mexico: 1968

Roger Sutton

Tokyo 1964

Chris Saunders-Griffiths

Rome: 1960

Colin Dale

Melbourne: 1956

Geoffrey Cutter

Melbourne: 1956

Tokyo: 1964

Graham Dadds

Helsinki: 1952

John Paskin Taylo

Helsinki: 1952

Ronald Davis

London: 1948

Silver Medal

William Griffiths

London: 1948

Silver Medal

DB Thomas

London: 1948

Silver Medal

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