Ex-Ipswich pupils George Pinner and Harry Martin picked for England

Harry Martin, left and George Pinner

Harry Martin, left and George Pinner

Former Ipswich School duo Harry Martin and George Pinner have been selected by England for the Hero Hockey World League Finals, next month.

Midfielder Martin, the Suffolk Sports Personality of the Year, and goalkeeper Pinner will travel with the squad to New Delhi for the tournament which begins on January 10.

England have been drawn in Pool A at the World League Final and will face Olympic and European champions Germany, world number seven side New Zealand and host nation India.

Their first game, against the hosts, is on January 10.

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