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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 …

My life in hockey: Craig Keegan, former England women’s assistant coach

As he returns to club hockey as coach to Belper Ladies, The Hockey Paper speaks to gold medal-winning former assistant coach, Craig Keegan, on his journey to …

Japan’s Cherry Blossoms beat Australia to Four Nations hockey title

By The Hockey Paper Japan’s memorable 2018 continued in fine style on Sunday as they won the Four Nations Final with another higher-ranking upset, this …

‘Mushroom’ rings appear on Belgium’s hockey pitches

By Richard Bright Belgium’s top clubs have been struck down by crop circle circle style markings on their hockey pitches. Royal Leopold’s pitch was …

David Forsyth ends Scotland goal hoodoo at Hockey Series Open

By The Hockey Paper David Forsyth said he hoped that he doesn’t have to wait 85 matches to score another Scottish goal. And judging by Scotland’s …

Carla Rebecchi returns to Argentina hockey ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

By The Hockey Paper The lure of playing in the famous Las Leonas shirt has proved too great for¬†Carla Rebecchi. The Argentinian has returned to the national …

Sports psychologists bring negative vibe, says India hockey coach

By Richard Bright India will enter the pressured cauldron of a home World Cup in November without the need of a team psychologist as they search for a first …

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