RBAI Hockey Olympians heading to Rio!

We are delighted to announce the selection of four of our former pupils onto the Olympic hockey squads for Rio 2016. Mark Gleghorne (leaver 2003) has been selected to represent GB whilst Paul Gleghorne, Michael Watt and John Jackson (all leavers in 2005) have been selected to represent Ireland.

Mark Gleghorne at the GB Squad announcement


John Jackson, Paul Gleghorne and Michael Watt receive their Olympic shirts

We are immensely proud of their achievements and it is a significant honour for a single school to have such a high level of representation in one sport at an Olympic games. Congratulations to all of the players on their selection after many years of commitment, sacrifice and setbacks – we all look forward to following their progress in the competition when the Games begin!