Midlands hockey players drafted into Olympic squad

Hockey player Kerry Williams from Leicester will now play for England in the Olympic squad
Kerry Williams from Leicester will now play for England Credit: ITV Central

Hockey players from the Midlands have been drafted in to play for England in the Investec London Cup this week.

Susie Gilbert of the University of Birmingham will join Rebecca Herbert and Kerry Williams from Leicester as replacements in the 18 person squad.

Great Britain will begin their campaign tomorrow afternoon when they play South Africa.

Olympic squad members Alex Danson, Sarah Tomas and Crista Cullen will miss the Cup because of injury.

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