By Lucas Ball
Six Holcombe players have been selected to compete in the 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup in India, including four selected for England.
Rhodri Furlong has also been selected as a travelling reserve for Wales.
Nick Bandurak and Ollie Payne will both be competing at their first World Cup for England and are joined by Phil Roper and David Ames, who will captain England at the tournament having returned from a serious injury.
Hayden Phillips has also been selected for New Zealand while Jose Maldonado will be in action for Chile.
Congratulations to all those selected!
Pool fixtures (UK time)
England vs. Wales 11:30am, 13th January
New Zealand vs. Chile 7:30am, 14th January
Spain vs. Wales 11:30am, 15th January
England vs. India 1:30pm, 15th January
Malaysia vs. Chile 7:30am, 16th January
New Zealand vs. Netherlands 9:30am, 16th January
Malaysia vs. New Zealand 7:30am, 19th January
Netherlands vs. Chile 9:30am, 19th January
Spain vs. England 11:30am, 19th January
India vs. Wales 1:30pm, 19th January
All fixtures can be watched on BT Sport.