With the 2016 Men’s Junior World Cup less than three months away, Canada’s Junior Development Squad is back training together in Vancouver. But preparation for the biggest tournament in the Junior cycle has been underway for much longer.
When Women’s National Team defender Shanlee Johnston packed her bags and headed for Rio this summer, it was not for the reason she had first hoped. But being there left her with a renewed and enhanced sense of purpose.
It’s coming up to a month since the Closing Ceremony of the 2016 Olympics in Rio. After a strong showing and a bump in the World Rankings to 12th from 15th, Canada’s Olympic field hockey players have had some time to reflect on the Games.