Since starting hockey at Bath Buccaneers, Hywel progressed through the Hockey Wales Pathway and National Age Group Programme, earning caps at U16 and U18 age groups, before making the transition to the U21 and the Senior Men’s squads. Since making his Senior debut in 2018 in a test series against Spain, Hywel has represented Wales in six major competitions including a European Championships and a Commonwealth Games. Away from international hockey, Hywel has gained club experience at Northern Suburbs in Australia and has also played for University of Birmingham. In 2019, Hywel moved to play in the England Hockey Premier League for Hampstead & Westminster Hockey Club in London.
2018 – Commonwealth Games