Summer 6 aside
Congratulations as Knotty brings home the Gold!
Knotty brings home a gold from the Hockey World Cup for Stourport
David Knott, born and bred and local Stourport Hockey club member since the age of 14 and also Vice Principle of Stourport High School recently headed up his international hockey team who attended the Hockey Masters' World Cup which took place from 28th March to 7th April in Canberra, Australia.
England had 7 teams representing men and woman's teams - aged 040 045 050 and 055 David is the captain of the O50's England team
England had to play against a number of teams in the blistering heat (on some days getting to over 30C)The results, winning all of their games against:-
S Africa 6-0 Australia 4-3 (the tournament favourites) Canada 14-10 final Malaysia 4-0 Germany in the semi finals 8-1 To meet the oz team again in the finals won Knotty earned 2 strokes - final score 3-1
On the win Knotty said, "It was an honour to be representing my country and being asked to captain the national team; an added bonus was bringing back the trophy"