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England hockey master ‘never stopped playing’ after prostate cancer treatment

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Rod Gilmour
The Hockey Paper's Editor. First covered international hockey at the 2010 Commonwealth Games - no better than a full house watching India play England - and has reported for the Daily Telegraph and other major newspapers ever since. Co-founded THP in 2016.

Two years ago this month, Peter Denley was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Last week, the septuagenarian played four matches, including two midweek over-75s internationals against Wales.

After being told by a GP, Denley says that his biggest worry was not being able to play England over-70s hockey again. 

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