A NORTH Shropshire hockey player helped the United Kingdom to tour glory in the Netherlands during Easter.

Finn Leonard formed part of the UK Lions Hockey Under 14s squad which ventured to Leonidas Hockey Club during Easter and prevailed triumphant.

The boys played six teams over the weekend with the UK team including some of the top emerging talent from across the country.

Finn is an Ellesmere College student who began his career with Whitchurch Hockey Club before joining Deeside Ramblers and being recruited to the England hockey performance pathway for under 15s boys.