Full name: Dennis Michael Royal Eagan
Born: August 13, 1926 in Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan
Died: July 1, 2012
Affiliations: Army Hockey Association, (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Born in Quetta, British India (now Pakistan) to a military family, Dennis Eagan was educated at Gresham’s School and followed his father’s footsteps and had a distinguished career in the Royal Engineers, retiring as a Colonel. As a captain of the Combined Services and Army hockey team, he was selected to the 1952 British Olympic team, where he played in all three matches and won a bronze medal. In all, Eagan was capped 8 times with the British team.
After retiring from active playing, Eagan served as secretary and secretary-general of the British Hockey Association from 1976-86. In 1986 he was heavily involved in the organization and running of the World Cup in London. In 1987 he was appointed vice-president of the British Hockey Association. Eagan was also the chairman of the Army Hockey Association, secretary of the European Hockey Association, and treasurer and then vice-president of the British Olympic Association.
|1952 Summer||25||Helsinki||Hockey||Men's Hockey||Great Britain||GBR||3||Bronze|
|1952 Summer||25||Helsinki||Hockey||Great Britain||GBR||Final Standings||3||1952-07-15||3||0|
|1952 Summer||25||Helsinki||Hockey||Great Britain||GBR||Final Round||Match 3/4||1||1952-07-22||GBR 2, PAK 1||0|
|1952 Summer||25||Helsinki||Hockey||Great Britain||GBR||Semi-Finals||Match #1||2||1952-07-20||IND 3, GBR 1||0|
|1952 Summer||25||Helsinki||Hockey||Great Britain||GBR||Quarter-Finals||Match #2||1||1952-07-17||GBR 1, BEL 0||0|