Sporting Digest: Hockey

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Barry Dancer, England's Australian coach who was also recently announced as Great Britain's coach for the Sydney Olympics, has named a training squad of 31 players in preparation for the 2000 Games. In addition four other players have been named in a squad to play three games at the end of May against Japan - Scott Cordon, Robert Todd and David Mathews from the England Under-21 squad, and Howard Hoskin, who just missed out on the Atlanta Olympic selection .

GREAT BRITAIN TRAINING SQUAD: B Barnes, Manpreet Kochar, S Mason, M Pearn, J Wyatt (all Reading); G Fordham (Hounslow); T Bertram (Bournville); G Cover (Havant); R Garcia (Harvestehuder, Hamburg); B Garrard, J Wallis (Teddington); S Triggs, S Head, D Luckes (East Grinstead); B Crutchley, J Halls, J Pidcock, B Sharpe, J Lewis, M Johnson, A Humphrey (Cannock); C Giles, B Waugh, D Woods (Southgate); D Hall (Guildford); P Edwards (Cannock), D Hacker (Canterbury); G Egan (Bournville); L Docherty (Frankfurt 1880); P Mellor (Grange); C Wood (Klein Zwitzerland, The Hague).

GB SQUAD (v Japan, 19, 21, 22 May at Havant): S Triggs, D Mathews (Canterbury); B Barnes, J Wyatt, R Todd, H Hoskin, Manpreet Kochar (Reading); S Cordon (Beeston); C Giles (Southgate); G Cover (Havant); T Bertram (Bournville); S Head, D Luckes (East Grinstead); L Docherty (Frankfurt 1880); C Wood (Klein Zwitserland); P Mellor (Grange); D Hacker (Canterbury); G Egan (Bournville).

WELSH CUP FINAL: Men: Whitchurch 5 University College Swansea 2. Women: Swansea 3 Colwyn Bay 0 (both at Cardiff)

RAF CAREERS YOUTH CUP U-18 Final: Millfield 2 Repton 2 (Millfield won 3-2 aps).