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Fiona Crackles

Defender - Senior Women

Fiona Crackles, England U18 v Netherlands U18, 2018 Girls' Youth EuroHockey Championships

Player Profile

Nationality England
Position Defender
Debut 01 June 2021
Club Durham University HC
Date of Birth 11 February 2000
Age 21
Height N/Acm
Stat N/A

A tough tackling defender from Durham University, Fiona burst onto the international scene in late 2020 when she made her senior GB debut against The Netherlands in the FIH Hockey Pro League. Despite the magnitude of her opponents, the young defender was unfazed and helped the team - missing 10 players through injury - secure a creditable draw.

She impressed once again in the following games - being named Player of the Match in just her fourth appearance against Belgium - and was rewarded by being offered a full-time place on the senior programme in January 2021.

Crackles became the latest player to graduate from the GB Elite Development Programme in the process, having previously featured for GB in a non-capped friendly against India in October 2019. She also captained England's U18 team at the 2018 EuroHockey Youth Championships as they secured an impressive bronze medal.

Player Caps

Total Caps 4
England Caps 0
GB Caps 0