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A hockey crusade, to get people watching the women’s World Cup this summer

Todd Williams believes that club first mentality will shape hockey’s participation numbers as more children are lured away from open air and onto sofas …

EuroHockey Championships goes Dutch as Amstelveen awarded 2021 event

By Richard Bright The Netherlands will host the EuroHockey Championships for the third time in 11 years after being granted host status for the 2021 …

Australia edge India in final men’s hockey Champions Trophy

By The Hockey Paper Australia’s Kookaburras, in their first tournament without Mark Knowles, won the final men’s Champions Trophy in Breda courtesy …

Women’s hockey World Cup will be cauldron of noise, says England great

By Rod Gilmour Hockey great Kate Richardson-Walsh says that England’s rival teams at the women’s World Cup will experience a “cauldron of …

‘Hockey World Cup must remain priority over Olympics’

By Richard Bright The World Cup must remain the pinnacle of the sport over the Olympics and the looming FIH Pro League, says world hockey chief Thierry Weil. …

Rani to lead India against England in women’s hockey World Cup opener

By The Hockey Paper Rani will lead out India in their opening game against hosts England at the Vitality women’s World Cup on July 21. The Asian nation …

Argentina hockey star Delfina Merino joins Dutch side SCHC

By The Hockey Paper Hockey’s two world players of the year will be playing in the Netherlands next season after it was confirmed that Argentinian …

Georgia Wilson column: Hockeyroos on road to women’s World Cup discovery

In her first column for The Hockey Paper, Australia’s Georgia Wilson takes us¬†behind the scenes as Australia prepare for London The push back for the …

Rosie Malone swaps football for hockey World Cup as Hockeyroos show youth

By Rod Gilmour The Hockeyroos will compete at next month’s hockey World Cup with three squad members experiencing elite tournament hockey for only the …

Ireland’s Megan Frazer returns for women’s hockey World Cup

By The Hockey Paper Irish coach Graham Shaw chose his 18-strong squad for the women’s hockey World Cup on Tuesday as the Green Army approaches its first …