Great Britain men head to 4 Nations in Dusseldorf

Ashley Jackson celebrates HCT2016

Great Britain Head Coach Bobby Crutchley has selected 18 athletes to compete in the Ergo Masters 4 Nations Invitational tournament in Dusseldorf, Germany.

With preparations continuing apace for the Rio Olympics in August the bulk of the Great Britain squad travelling to take on Belgium, Netherlands and Germany is comprised of the players who will compete in the Olympic Games. Captain Barry Middleton, David Ames and Nick Catlin have not travelled and will be rested during the tournament with Scotland star Chris Grassick and Phil Roper coming in to bolster the group. Ashley Jackson will captain the side in Middleton's absence.

Jackson, his country's all-time leading scorer is also in line to make his 100th appearance for Great Britain; currently he has 98 caps to his name. Striker Mark Gleghorne is also due to reach a century, the No14 has 99 combined England and Great Britain caps.  

Bobby Crutchley's team will start their campaign with a match against hosts Germany tomorrow (Thursday) at 1830 local time. Their next match is Saturday against Netherlands at 1400 with a Sunday showdown with Belgium all set for 1130am.  

Full Squad:
George Pinner (GK)
James Bailey (GK)
Henry Weir
Ashley Jackson (C)
Simon Mantell
Harry Martin
Alastair Brogdon
Michael Hoare
Sam Ward
Mark Gleghorne
Phil Roper
Adam Dixon
Dan Shingles
David Condon
Iain Lewers
Dan Fox
Chris Grassick
Ian Sloan

Full fixture details for the tournament can be found in the international section of our website.

A live stream of the action can be found here.