England at the World Cup to be shown on Sky

England's Alex Danson challenges with Spain's Xantal Gine

This June England's men and women's squad will be playing against the best in the world at the Rabobank Hockey World Cup at the Hague in the Netherlands. The worldwide audience for this event is expected to reach 368 million viewers, and fans in England can see all of the games through Sky Sports.

From 31 May - 16 June the 15 best hockey nations from across the world across 24 teams will converge in the Hague for the Rabobank Hockey World Cup. Like never before this tournament will be viewable across the globe, and in England and N. Ireland all of England's games as well as the finals will be shown on Sky Sports, the UK's premium sports channel.

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) expects the television and digital reach for the Rabobank Hockey World Cup to reach 368 million viewers through global television, while an expected 1.25 million views are projected for the live YouTube streaming. The Hockey World Cup broadcast experience will be complemented with fan-engagement opportunities via FIH social media channels, while the HD coverage and analysis will be enhanced thanks to Spidercam and ball tracking technology - Ball tracking technology will be used to measure the speed of the ball, while Spidercams will be used for the first time in hockey to showcase and provide analysis of the game in a fresh and exciting way.

Get the dates and times in your diary so you don't miss any of the action - you can find the men's and women's tournament schedules in our International Fixtures section.

Source: FIH