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Scot’s passionate aim to reach hockey umpiring pinnacle

Duncan Ruzzak will forever remember the day where he was first sent off as a player and then, after a swift change of kit,...

My life in hockey: Scotland and GB’s Alison Ramsay

The first female player to reach 100 international Great Britain hockey caps, Alison Ramsay talks about her career My inspirationI was inspired, and not just...

‘Alan Forsyth would be in any other Olympic hockey squad’

Alan Forsyth "merited" selection for Team GB men, while he would be included in any Olympic squad for Tokyo. That is the view of former...

Laura Unsworth set for third GB Olympic women’s hockey campaign

Nine Olympic debutants compared to the men's 12, the GB women's hockey squad unveiled on Thursday had no surprise bolters ahead of next month's...

Luxembourg aim high with Olympic hockey hopes

Luxembourg's only hockey side scored its first goal on the European stage in 2019. Now, they have fanciful aspirations of making it to the...

Netherlands women select enlarged Olympic hockey squad after injuries

World and European champions the Netherlands will travel to the Tokyo Olympics with a starting cast of 21 players as coach Alyson Annan sweats...

Reader’s research into oldest women’s hockey league in UK

A Hockey Paper reader believes that he has found the oldest women's hockey league in the UK still in existence. Scott Evans is conducting...

Can Home Nations annual hockey series return to calendar?

The recent clamour for a return to regular fixtures or an annual series between the home nations has been welcomed by Ireland and Wales. In...

Emily Defroand retires from international hockey after injuries

Emily Defroand, an ever popular member of the GB women's squad, has been forced to retire from international hockey aged 26. England Hockey announced the...

‘Player-coach relationship is critical to success’

Tips from the top | Jen Wilson Teams I have worked with who have been successful with the balance is a good relationship with players. It's...