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Susannah Townsend lends her support to Back to Hockey at Canterbury Hockey Club


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Olympic Gold medallist Susannah Townsend joined in the fun at Canterbury Hockey Club last weekend.

The club’s Back to Hockey sessions continue to grow in popularity and Townsend was on hand to lend her support.

Susannah Townsend at Canterbury HC's Back to Hockey session on Sunday.
Susannah Townsend at Canterbury HC's Back to Hockey session on Sunday.

Before the sessions started, she warmed up the goalkeepers, Back to Hockey coach Stu Mears and his daughter Lara, with both benefiting immensely from her patient coaching skills.

When play was under way, 14 enthusiastic hockey players took part in a fun and competitive sessions which lasted over an hour with plenty of goals scored.

At the end of the session they worked on penalty flicks and the difficult skill of a drag flick.

The Back to Hockey session will take place again this Sunday at Polo Farm.

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