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Argentina beat Australia to win Darwin hockey international

By The Hockey Paper Kieran Govers notched his first goal for the Kookaburras in nearly two years – but in a losing cause as Argentina won the Darwin …

Emily Defroand puts Surbiton on road to Investec title defence

By The Hockey Paper Emily Defroand put the disappointment of missing out at this summer’s World Cup behind her as she struck twice for Surbiton as the …

Roelant Oltmans quits as Pakistan men’s hockey coach

By The Hockey Paper Roelant Oltmans admitted that the Pakistan Hockey Federation couldn’t match his ambitions after he stepped down as men’s coach. …

Georgie Twigg’s all-round class will aid Surbiton, says Sarah Haycroft

By The Hockey Paper Georgie Twigg will focus her efforts on gaining more honours with Surbiton¬†this season after closing her international career. Twigg, 27, …

Three Rock Rovers aim for six of the best in Irish hockey league

By The Hockey Paper Irish hockey will incorporate a second tier at national league level when the season pushes back this season. Hot on the heels of …

Hockeyroos appoint assistant coaches after surprise exits

By The Hockey Paper The world No 3 Hockeyroos will be aiming for stability after a period of uncertainty within its coaching ranks. Former international Katie …

Maddie Hinch’s international break highlights Hockey Pro League pitfalls

By Rod Gilmour | Analysis No one said international hockey was easy. On the fixtures’ front, just ask Graham Shaw, the Irish women’s coach who had …

Japan women show ‘Roadrunner’ hockey aggression on path to Tokyo Olympics

By Rod Gilmour Japan coach Anthony Farry is aiming to get full-time status for his squad ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics; a green light for their home Games …

French hockey stalwart calls time with Wembley memories

By The Hockey Paper Pascal Poulenc has retired after 35 years service at the French hockey federation with the lasting memory of beating England at Wembley. …

Maddie Hinch steps aside from international hockey – with Tokyo 2020 Olympics in mind

By Rod Gilmour Maddie Hinch, widely considered the world’s best goalkeeper, has ‘pressed pause’ on her international career. The England …