GB women’s hockey team reach Olympic semi-final

England's Sophie Bray SUS-161107-132419002

England's Sophie Bray SUS-161107-132419002

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Great Britain Women’s hockey team booked their place in the Olympic semi-final with a 3-1 victory against Spain last night.

They raced to a confident 3-0 lead in the first half through goals by Georgie Twigg, Helen Richardson-Walsh and Lily Owsley.

Spain pulled a goal back near the end of the game, scored by Georgina Oliva.

The team included East Grinstead Hockey Club duo Sophie Bray, who was outstanding during the game and Laura Unsworth plus Maddie Hinch from West Chiltington, who was presented with an award for nothcing up her 100th cap.

This was Great Britain’s sixth straight win and puts them through to play New Zeland in the semi-final on Wednesday at 9pm.

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