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Hockeyroos treated with ‘bewildering contempt’ by Commonwealth TV chiefs

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast Television scheduling always provides a moot point for general sports fans wanting to watch their undervalued favourite sport …

Shoot-out sees New Zealand beat England to reach Commonwealth hockey final

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast England were denied a fourth shot at Commonwealth gold by New Zealand – but were still outdone by an Australian on …

Commonwealth Games semi-final hockey, LIVE! England women v New Zealand

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast Welcome to coverage of the Commonwealth Games semi-final clash between England and New Zealand, live from the Gold Coast …

Women’s Hockey World Cup teams express concern over training times

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast Teams playing at the 2018 Vitality women’s World Cup in London face more time travelling to training for hockey’s …

The Hockey Social: Tinder, goals and caps at the Commonwealth Games

The Hockey Social, our regular dose on what’s happening in the world of hockey, brings you the latest from the Commonwealth Games Fun after the Games …

Commonwealth Games 2018: Hockeyroos set homework ahead of India clash

By The Hockey Paper There’s something of the unknown ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games semi-finals: the Hockeyroos haven’t played opponents India in …

India claim dramatic 4-3 win over England to avoid Kookaburras in last four

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast Before these Games, Susannah Townsend recalled the moment which turned for England women; the seconds-remaining goal in the …

Top sports stars and teams ready to shine in coming months

With the Commonwealth Games, FIFA World Cup and the Hockey Champions Trophy all set take place within the next 100 days, it looks like it is going to be a …

England’s Sam Ward bags timely hat-trick to seal Commonwealth final four berth

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast Sam Ward was dissecting his hockey future four years ago. Can you believe that this morning, on a garage forecourt somewhere …

Commonwealth Games Hockey: New Zealand and England women confirm semi-final places

By The Hockey Paper New Zealand and England confirmed their spots in the women’s semi-finals after drawing with Australia and beating Malaysia respectively …