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Durham Hockey Juniors aim to develop and drive community sport

After 18 pandemic-ridden months, 50 youngsters were recently back playing on the two international standard pitches dedicated to hockey at Durham University’s Sports and...

Gloucester club reach final vote in £1 million community project prize

Wotton-under-Edge Hockey Club is in line for a bumper £100,000 prize to build a new community clubhouse. The Gloucestershire club is one of 32 sports...

‘Sea change in hockey’: Was England Hockey’s GMS too radical?

DAVID LLOYD-WILLIAMS previously told how a group of hockey and IT experts started developing the GMS project, and how a look at the Dutch...

Field hockey stick review: Grays AC-7

Grays AC-7 (Aerocore)  Make: Grays  Model: AC-7  Shape: Dynabow-S  Bow: Medium – 24.75mm, 250mm from head  Price: c. £200  Features:  In the new Aerocore collection, every element of the stick has been evaluated &...

Afghanistan hockey player dies in Kabul explosion

Afghanistan hockey has said that one of its men's players, Najib Mohammad Zai, was killed in a bomb explosion last week. It is understood that...

October half-term hockey camps: Elevate your game

Following a review of its summer 2021 camps and in response to feedback from players and parents, MT13 have introduced new revolutionary equipment and...

Sarah Evans retires from GB Hockey programme

Sarah Evans announced her retirement from the Great Britain women's programme on Tuesday after a career spanning eight years and 122 international caps. Evans, who...

Hockey stick review: Rival Scoop

Rival Scoop X  Make: Rival Model: Scoop X Shape: Concave Bow: Low – 24.5mm, 200mm from head Carbon: 95% Japanese Carbon Price: c. £220  Features:  A low bow and concave groove all down the shaft of...

Will there be quality assurances under England Hockey’s new talent framework?

The Hockey Paper has canvassed several coaches and hockey insiders across the UK as the new talent development strategy begins to roll out ahead...

Field hockey stick review: JDH X93

JDH X93  Make: JDH Model: X93 Shape: Concave Bow: 24.75mm, 200mm from head Carbon: 95% Japanese Carbon Price: c. £300  Features:  An updated layup of Japanese Carbon finished with 3K Carbon Twill cloth gives great stiffness and...