Maddie Hinch confirmed as BBC columnist

Maddie Hinch - BBC columnist

We're delighted that Great Britain and England women's goalkeeper Maddie Hinch has been confirmed as a BBC Sport columnist on the road to the Olympic Games!

In a further boost for hockey two days after the announcement of our squads for the Rio games, Maddie has been invited to share her story with the nation as our athletes go all-out for success in South America this summer.

In her first column, Maddie has given a real insight into life both on and off the pitch, discussing squad selection, the Champions Trophy, Peaky Blinders, Made In Chelsea and much more!

Take a read here and keep an eye out for more columns coming soon: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/hockey/36590733

Maddie Hinch - BBC columnist