Career milestones for Matthew & Bruce
Congratulations to Banbridge members Bruce McCandless and Matthew Bell who both reached significant milestones in their playing careers at the end of last week. Both players along with fellow Bann member Peter Brown were representing Ireland in Germany at the Hamburg Masters Tournament.
Matthew won his first senior international cap and became the ninth current playing member of BHC to gain senior international honours while Bruce was honoured for his 50th cap in a green jersey.
The Four Nations Tournament that includes Germany, England & The Netherlands was being used to prepare the Irish team ahead of the TriFinance EuroHockey Championships in Belgium in August.
Hamburg Masters Results
25th July 2013 Ireland 0-6 Germany
25th July 2013 England 1-6 The Netherlands
27th July 2013 Ireland 0-4 The Netherlands
27th July 2013 England 1-6 Germany
28th July 2013 Ireland 2-3 England
28th July 2013 Germany 2-2 The Netherlands
*Germany win the Hamburg Masters on goal difference