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This was perhaps because we spent so much time walking dutifully on the left of the corridors as instructed, opening doors for teachers and being polite to visitors, that the moment we got outside with a hefty stick in our hands, 'bullying off' against our deadly rivals, the red mist descended.Rumour has it that even the winsome, willowy Duchess of Cambridge and her sister Pippa Middleton, stars of the Marlborough College hockey 1st XI, which Kate captained, were not above some fearsome tackling.After that glory, though, Helen's career was threatened when she ruptured two discs in her back in the space of 11 months.7 Georgie Twigg, 25: The midfielder, a trainee lawyer, collapsed during Wednesday's semi-final after being hit square in the face by the ball.
The chilly, November wind is closing in around Sheffield United’s Shirecliffe training base and the video analysis suite, on the left of a long corridor in the state-of-the-art main building, seems a perfect setting for George Willis to look back, and forward, at his own career in the game.
Following surgery, she returned just three games later wearing a protective mask. At the 2000 Games in Sydney, aged 18, she became GB's youngest female Olympic hockey player.
She and wife Kate were both part of the London 2012 side that won bronze.
This was hockey as blood sport, which must have been a shock to the millions watching who thought the women's game was a genteel pastime for well-bred young gels.
The display of astonishing physical commitment gripped the nation.
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She told me: 'I've been hit at point-blank range on the side of the head by a Dutch international's stick, which simply flattened me.