It’s Kwan to remember

Some of the youngsters at the masterclass

Some of the youngsters at the masterclass

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Stonyhurst College and Springfields Hockey Club hosted a ‘Future Stars’ masterclass with hockey international Kwan Browne.

Browne has 250 Trinidad caps and is Premier League side Canterbury’s player coach plus also the England Under-21s sssistant manager.

He has also been working with Sky Sports at the Hockey World Cup as part of the commentary team.

More than 30 promising hockey players from Springfields Hockey Club and Stonyhurst College took part.

All have represented Lancashire, or the North, this year.

The masterclass was sponsored by KABO, a new hockey brand set up by local businessman and hockey player Matt Banks.

He said: “This was a fantastic opportunity to have a world-class coach and player pass on his knowledge and skills to some of Lancashire’s most promising players.”

Emma Kay, head of girls’ games at Stonyhurst said: “The Stonyhurst girls really enjoyed the day with Kwan and benefited enormously from his inspirational coaching.”