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Ipswich hockey duo George Pinner and Harry Martin picked for Commonwealth Games

PUBLISHED: 17:55 12 March 2018 | UPDATED: 17:55 12 March 2018

George Pinner will be a key player for England at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. 
Picture: GRANT TREEBY

George Pinner will be a key player for England at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Picture: GRANT TREEBY

Grant Treeby

Suffolk hockey stars George Pinner and Harry Martin will be going for gold with England at the Commonwealth Games in Australia next month.

Harry Martin celebrates scoring for Great Britain. Picture: PA SPORTHarry Martin celebrates scoring for Great Britain. Picture: PA SPORT

The Olympians are both included in the 18-man squad which will head to the Gold Coast having won silver at the recent Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia.

The duo both won bronze with England at the last Commonwealth Games in Glasgow back in 2014.

England will face Malaysia, Pakistan, Wales and India in pool B with the top two sides qualifying for the semi-finals with the men’s final taking place on April 14.

- MORE: Pinner targets Commonwealth Games gold

Head coach Bobby Crutchley said: “We couldn’t be more excited for the Commonwealth Games in Australia. As a squad we have been training very hard and very well.

“We start with a tough opening match against Malaysia and we are very much focused on that and making the semi-finals and ultimately looking to win a medal.”

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features John Wark scoring twice in a draw with Swindon, while the Blues progressed in the League Cup.

Ipswich Town assistant manager Stuart Taylor believes the international break has offered the perfect chance for the Blues squad to bond further following the arrival of Paul Lambert.

Ipswich Town midfielder Andre Dozzell believes he is finally back up to speed following his year-long injury absence.

England Under 20s beat Germany 2-0 at Colchester this evening. ANDY WARREN was there to see how Trevoh Chalobah, Andre Dozzell and Flynn Downes got on

Ipswich Town’s Under-23s beat their Crystal Palace counterparts 5-2 at Playford Road this afternoon. STUART WATSON gives his observations.

ANDY WARREN spoke to new Ipswich Town first-team coach Matt Gill about his time at Norwich and his start to life under Paul Lambert at Portman Road.

Ipswich Town trio Andre Dozzell, Flynn Downes and Trevoh Chalobah could have the chance to impress the club’s new management when England’s Under-20s take on Germany in Colchester tonight (7pm ko).

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today we remember when Danny Haynes scored twice against Norwich as Town win the East Anglian derby

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert says winger Danny Rowe needs to get fitter if he is to feature more for the first team.

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