Team of the Week: Round Ten

Team of the Week
Nominations have again come in from up and down the country in the club world from teams in the north, south, east and west!

Every weekend teams can nominate their standout performers from all levels of the game for England Hockey's Team of the Week.

Make sure you nominate your team-mates each week by replying to our Team of the Week posts on Twitter and Facebook!



Name: Lisa Hawkins
Club: Southend & Benfleet HC
Nomination: Lisa kept a clean sheet in a very competitive match and was unstoppable, keeping out more than 10 defensive penalty corners and many more shots from open play! Her flying saves kept the result at 0-0, giving the team a well-earned point and led to 11/11 votes for Player of the Match!


Name: Bec Walker
Club: Chester Hockey
Nomination: Bec is usually a forward but put in a captain's performance, stepping into the back line. She never gave the ball away and lead the team to a 2-1 win.

Name: Clare Dobney
Club: Yateley HC
Nomination: After nearly 10 years at the club Clare scored her first goal for Yateley in a very closely contested game with Trojans. She was also her usual solid self in defence.

Name: Olivia Bird
Club: Oxted HC
Nomination: Olivia improves every week as a left-back and was resolute again in a very tough battling game for the L2s.


Name: Daniel Brannan
Club: West Derby HC
Nomination: Daniel started playing hockey last year and put in a Player of the Match performance down the left wing against second in the league. He also scored a fantastic deflection to get his side back in the game!

Name: Kyle Letts
Club: Yardley HC
Nomination: Kyle played in centre midfield for the first time, usually playing as a winger. He made a great diving effort to score a goal in a 1-1 draw, splitting his knee open but fought on until the end!

Name: Hannah Rockliff
Club: Doncaster HC
Nomination: Hannah was an absolute rock in the midfield against a promotion rival on Saturday. Stopping the opposition from getting through and also linked up well with the forward line.


Name: Stuart Rye
Club: Cambridge City HC
Nomination: Stuart started playing two years ago to support his son and daughter in the game. This weekend he scored a fantastic top corner strike from a broken-down penalty corner. Just reward for hard work and application at training every week.

Name: Ollie Spiers
Club: Horley HC
Nomination: Ollie struck a hat-trick and notched three assists - all after taking a ball to the finger - to cement his team's place at top of the table.

Name: Lily Matthews
Club: Sheffield University Bankers
Nomination: After a return from an injured knee, Lily was placed up front instead of usual defence. She helped her team come back from 2-0 after 20 mins to win 6-2, scoring two goals, assisting others and altogether being enthusiastic!

Name: Alex Tokelove
Club: Horncastle HC
Nomination: Alex scored her first league goal. She usually plays at left back but played upfront yesterday for Horncastle Hockey Club helping them to a 5-0 win. She was also awarded Player of the Match.