The Hockey Paper Talks to Brett and Twiggy

With the EuroHockey Club Cup due to start tomorrow (Thursday), the Hockey Paper has spoken to Surbiton Ladies Head Coach, Brett Garrard and Georgie Twigg. Garrard tells the Hockey Paper why it’s time for Surbiton to do themselves justice in Europe He explains how he never talks about results, is delighted about the success of Surbiton’s junior programme and in looking forward to hosting this season’s European tournament, analyses past performances and the difficulties in preparing for competing at the top level in Europe. In her interview, Twigg reveals that she is relishing club life at Surbiton She admits that although she hasn’t played international hockey for two years, keeping fit has been a key part of her daily routine. Twigg also gives a brief insight into working with Garrard and although it’s unlikely she will return to the international stage, she states why she hasn’t officially retired....

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Ambassador Twiggy Talks To The EHF

Surbiton’s Georgie Twigg is the club’s ambassador for the EuroHockey Club Cup which starts at Sugden Road on Thursday. She spoke to the EHF about Surbiton hosting the EHCC, previous experience of playing in the EHCC and answers some Quickfire questions. The interview can be found at the EuroHockey website Seven of the competing teams have ambassadors and more information can be found...

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SHC In The Media Spotlight In The Run-Up To The EHCC

Interest in Surbiton Hockey Club is intensifying as the EuroHockey Club Cup gets ever nearer with the tournament set to start on Thursday. The Hockey Paper is asking if Surbiton has the best club outfit in world hockey And Colets Health and Fitness spoke to Hannah Martin and Sarah Haycroft about coming back from the Commonwealth Games with bronze medals and hosting the EHCC at Surbiton. Watch this space for further media...

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Mixed Fortunes For Surbiton’s U12 Colts

Surbiton came close to clinching a national championship double at U12 level, the Girls winning and the Boys losing on dramatic penalty shootouts after drawn finals. On a weekend which saw all four Surbiton teams at U12 and U14 level remain unbeaten, the Boys just missed out on national glory as Rugby and East Warwickshire won the shootout 5-4 after a 2-2 draw in normal time. Wins over Deeside Ramblers (2-1), Cheltenham (2-0), Bromsgrove (2-1) and Norwich Dragons (5-0) saw Surbiton finish top of their pool and qualify for the final. The Girls also won all four of their pool games with wins over Rugby & East Warwickshire (6-1), Clifton Robinsons (3-1), Thirsk (1-0) and Harleston Magpies (2-0). Sevenoaks stood between the Girls and the national title and as in the Boys’ final the scores were level at 2-2 at the end of normal time. Surbiton held their nerve and won the shootout 3-1 after a final which won rave reviews from both sets of supporters. More information about the tournament and a photo of the victorious Girls’ squad can be found at the England Hockey website...

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