World Cup call-up for hockey ace Hunter

Anne Hunter in action for Bridlington 1sts earlier this month.

Anne Hunter in action for Bridlington 1sts earlier this month.

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Anne Hunter has become the latest Bridlington Hockey Club player to book her place in the England World Cup squad.

Hunter has been selected to play for the England LX Lionesses in the Grand Masters Hockey World Cup in Canberra next Easter, having played for the England Over-60s for the last two years.

She will also be involved in a number of other international competitions with England as well as the World Cup.

This year, Hunter played with several of the LX players and a small group of Dutch players in the European championships, where they were runners-up to the England Over-60s squad.

She is the lead coach with Bridlington Hockey Club and has also coached youngsters at the Humber Development Centre and the Humber Hockey Academy.