Richard Alexander (field hockey)

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Richard Alexander
Personal information
Full name Richard Ian M. Alexander
Born (1981-09-15) 15 September 1981 (age 38)
Homersfield, England

Richard Ian M. Alexander (born 15 September 1981 in Homersfield, Suffolk), nicknamed "Ratman", is an English field hockey player.

Alexander made his international senior debut for the national squad in January 2005 against South Africa. He has represented Great Britain at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, and England at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. He has 130 England caps and 58 Great Britain caps.[1][2]

He plays club hockey for Indian Gymkhana in the South Hockey League Premier Division 1. He has also played for Richmond Hockey Club,Hampstead & Westminster, Wimbledon, Surbiton and Loughborough.[3][4]

Alexander was educated at Town Close School.[5]

He now teaches in at an independent school named Merchant Taylors' School in Northwood, London.


  1. ^ "Richard Alexander - England Hockey". Retrieved 18 April 2013.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Richard Alexander". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 18 April 2013.
  3. ^ "EHL Statistics". Retrieved 18 April 2013.
  4. ^ "EHL Statistics". Retrieved 18 April 2013.
  5. ^ Norwich’s newest hockey facilities are fit for Olympian Richard Alexander

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