Macleod helps England to second place in the World Hockey League

Hannah Macleod.
Hannah Macleod.

Hannah Macleod was part of the England team which claimed second place in the Investec World Hockey League.

Sunday’s final at Chiswick saw the England side go down 3-0 to Australia.

England had drawn 1-1 with the Hockeyroos in the group stage of the competition, but goals from Ashleigh Nelson, Kellie White and Emily Smith proved the difference in the final.

England had also drawn 1-1 with Spain and beaten South Africa 4-1 in their group stages.

However, Macleod - a Boston-born striker, who also represented Great Britain at the Olympics - didn’t get on the scoresheet until the quarter-finals.

There she found the net as England defeated Italy 3-1.

Macleod scored her second goal of the tournament in the semi-finals, when England eased past Argentina 4-2.