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Lynne Morgan awarded British Empire medal

London Hockey congratulates Lynne Morgan on her British Empire medal awarded to her by King Charles III.

Everyone will know that Lynne is one of the most passionate supporters of hockey there is. She is fervent follower of Welsh teams at any level and wherever they may play. She has followed her teams and GB all around the world. In India, Argentina, Australia - there amongst the crowds would be Lynne flying her Welsh flag or wearing the GB colours. Who could be more deserving than Lynne to receive such recognition and bring hockey to the attention of the world. 

Lynne first played hockey for BP in Kent, when she was 18 years old and went on to work for BP in Ashford (Middx) for 50 years. At Ashford HC she’s been a coach, and administrator and of course a player for more than 40 years, playing for Ashford Antiques, London and Wales O65s.

It’s been Lynne’s life passion to support and help others play hockey. She was the President of Middlesex Hockey Association for many years supporting the juniors and schools programme.

In receiving her award, Lynne was “overwhelmed and humbled. Hockey has given me so much. It’s there for all ages and abilities. Once in the hockey family, you’re in it for life and you’re never too old.”

On her selection to Wales O65 Lynne stated “everything comes to those who wait. I’m very fortunate to be playing still.”

London Hockey wishes you well Lynne and hopes you will be playing for many more years.

You are an inspiration to us all.