England U21 men end Euros on a high

England U21 men v Austria

England U21 men ended their EuroHockey Junior Championships campaign on a high with victories over Ireland and Austria.

The team narrowly missed out on the semi-finals on only goal difference but stuck to their task to remain unbeaten in the tournament and win their remaining games.

Will Calnan struck four times in a 7-1 win over Ireland with Nick Page, Edward Way and Peter Scott also getting on the score sheet before Tom Sorsby’s strike guided England to a 1-0 win over Austria.

Despite missing out on the semi-finals Rhys Smith was named player of the tournament and Will Calnan was joint top scorer alongside Boris Burkhardt of the Netherlands who both netted 11 times.