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FIH Pro League 2022/23: GB Men and Women set for their final home matches of the season

The second FIH Pro League 2022/23 London mini tournament is upon us, and both the GB Men and Women's Hockey teams are all geared up for their final set of matches set to take place from 16 June at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre.

GB Women started their FIH Pro League 2022/23 season with losses against Netherlands (1-2; 0-6) and Argentina (0-3; 0-1) in December 2022, but bounced back in their second set of matches in the Christchurch mini tournament as they beat hosts New Zealand (2-0 & 6-1) and registered a 1-0 and 1-3 loss against Australia.

Hollie Pearne-Webb led the side that completed the double against China (1-0 & 4-3) but went down against Belgium (2-3 & 0-3) in both their matches which took place earlier this month.

They will look to better their performance as they take on Germany (16 & 19 June) and the USA (18 & 21 June) in their final home leg of the 2022/23 season. They are currently on the fifth place of the points table.

Meanwhile, the men’s team picked up points in each of their opening matches of the season held in December 2022. They registered 3-0 and 1-1 (0-2 SO) wins against the Pro League defending Champions the Netherlands followed by shootout wins against Argentina - 1-1 (1-2 SO) and 2-2 (2-4 SO). They went on to beat New Zealand 5-2 and 6-1; and registered 2-1 victory and a shootout loss 3-3 (2-4 SO) against Australia on their New Zealand tour in April 2023.

Paul Revington’s men started the home leg with clinical wins against India (4-2) and Belgium (3-1), but went down 4-4 (2-4 SO) and 2-3 respectively in the reverse fixtures.

Currently in the second position of the points table, GB men will face reigning World Champions Germany (17 & 20 June) and Spain (18 & 21 June) in the upcoming matches.

GB Women ready for final home matches of the season