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13 Sam Ward

Forward - Senior Men

Nationality
England
Position
Forward
Date of Birth
24 December 1990
Player Debut
16 October 2014
Club
Old Georgians HC
Age
30
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Ward

Player Bio

Sam Ward is a natural born goal scorer. His prowess in the circle saw him force his way into the international teams in 2014 and he has gone from strength to strength since.

A huge threat from both open play and penalty corners, Sam has established himself as one of the deadliest attackers in world hockey and nine times as he helped England to a bronze medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

He suffered a serious eye injury during the 2019 FIH Olympic Qualifier against Malaysia that threatened to end his career but has come back stronger and hungrier than before. He finished as the joint-highest scorer with six goals at the 2021 EuroHockey Championships with England before adding five more to his name with GB at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Before becoming an international hockey player, Sam worked as a car salesman and now plies his trade domestically for Old Georgians, having previously featured for Leicester, Holcombe, Beeston and Loughborough Students.

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Player Caps

Total Caps 141
GB Caps 77
Home Caps 64

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